Naomi Watts Signs On to “Divergent” Series

Posted Wednesday June 4, 2014 1:40 PM GMT

Production is already underway for the second installment of the “Divergent” series, but it’s not too late to add an all-star cast member.

On Wednesday (June 4), The Hollywood Reporter announced that “Insurgent” added Naomi Watts to its production. Miss Watts will portray Evelyn, the leader of the Factionless in both “Insurgent” and “Allegiant - Part 1 and Part 2.”

“The Impossible” star joins Shailene Woodley, Theo James. Kate Winslet, Octavia Spencer, Zoe Kravitz, Ansel Elgort and Suki Waterhouse in the film, which is set to hit theaters on March 20, 2015.

“Insurgent” is directed by Robert Schwentke and based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Veronica Roth.

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