What You Need To Know - August 3, 2015

Insurgent – What You Need To Know
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Insurgent – What You Need To Know

Insurgent, or The Divergent Series: Insurgent as it’s formally known, the sequel to Divergent and the second to be adapted from Veronica Roth’s massively successful series of novels, hits DVD shelves on Monday August 3rd), here is everything you need to know about it…


What’s The Plot?

Here goes: We pick up directly after the events of Divergent, three days to be precise. Tris and Four are now on the run after avoiding getting caught up in the aftermath of a coup by, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. As well as running from Erudites, the pair must also delve into the past and discover the secrets that Tris’s family died to protect. It’s a race against time and a coming force, will they make it? We shall find out…


Who’s In It?

Shailene Woodley returns once again to lead the way as Beatrice ‘Tris’ Prior, with Theo James, Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney, Miles Teller and Ansel Elgort all returning to reprise their roles from Divergent/.

As well as the returning troop, The Help star Octavia Spencer, Oscar nominee Naomi Watts and model turned actress Suki Waterhouse all join the cast for the second instalment of the blockbuster.


Does It Deliver?

If you’ve not seen Divergent, it might be best to start there as there’s a lot of explaining and world building to do, but if you’ve seen it then you’ll adore Insurgent, the drama just keeps building.


Insurgent is released on DVD, Blu-Ray and special edition Blu-Ray on Monday (August 3rd). Click here to pre-order the movie now.


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