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Jeremy Irvine was the first choice for the role of Tobias 'Four' Eaton but he turned it down because he doesn't want to be seen as a teen idol. See more »
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Performed by Woodkid
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This is perfect storm of bad movie making: a stupid story, bad acting and bad directing. Who is ultimately to blame? Money grubbing CEO's. Who else?
Thanks to the mega-success of the Hunger Games and Harry Potter, Hollywood's scouring young adult books, like some pedophile in a playground, looking for new material to get their greasy hands on.
Divergent is one of those series. I've not read the books, but in the movie, you belong to one of 5 factions. Our heroine does not - she's divergent - and that apparently frightens the powers that be.
Why? Because individualism is seen as a threat. In much the way independent film makers are perceived a threat in Hollywood.
What follows is one inane, dumb, idiotic scene after another. I was rolling my eyes most of the time or laughing out loud at some of the nonsense I was watching. I almost got up to leave, but it was like watching a train wreck. That would be more entertaining.
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