The ‘Divergent’ cast discusses filming in Chicago at Comic-Con

For the past few months we were tracking the cast and crew of Divergent as they filmed around Chicago, until they wrapped up production two weeks ago.

Thursday, during their Comic-Con panel, the movie’s star Shailene Woodley and the book’s author Veronica Roth talked about the Chicago shoot, specifically the time they spent filming at the Ferris Wheel on Navy Pier.

“The Ferris wheel day was pretty special,” Woodley said. “It was a full moon, it was so beautiful. It was just a magical moment, and how often do you get to climb a Ferris wheel in life?”

Roth added that the filming location on Navy Pier was the exact Ferris Wheel she pictured while writing the book.

Check out Divergent’s official synopsis and new stills from the movie below:

Based on Veronica Roth’s #1 New York Times best-selling novel, DIVERGENT is a thrilling action adventure set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is warned she is “divergent” and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all divergents, she must find out what makes being different so dangerous before it’s too late. Directed by Neil Burger from a script by Vanessa Taylor. Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing the project via their Red Wagon Entertainment banner along with Pouya Shahbazian. Red Wagon’s Rachel Shane is executive producing.The film will be released domestically on March 21, 2014

Photos: Summit Entertainment


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