Casting has been fiercely underway for the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s YA novel “Divergent” — another dystopian franchise similar to the likes of “The Hunger Games.”

Shannon Woodley (“The Descendants”) already signed onto the film as the lead. She plays Tris, a girl who lives in a world that’s separated into factions based on human traits.

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Maggie Q (“Nikita”) has landed the role of Tori — a tattoo parlor owner from the Dauntless faction who becomes a mentor to Tris. Besides starring in CW’s “Nikita,” Maggie Q appeared in the 2011 film “Priest” opposite Paul Bettany.

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Other actors attached to the “Divergent” include Ansel Elgort, who will be featured in his first film “Carrie” later this year, and Zoe Kravitz (“X-Men: First Class”).

The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news.

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Becca Ritchie