Lionsgate Motion Picture Group co-chairmen Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger said in a statement that, "Veronica Roth brings her captivating story to a masterful conclusion in 'Allegiant,' a rich, action-packed book with material that is ideally suited to two strong and fulfilling movies.The storytelling arc and world of the characters lend themselves perfectly to two films, a storytelling strategy that has worked very well for us on the two Twilight Breaking Dawn films and about which we're tremendously enthusiastic for the two upcoming Mockingjay films of The Hunger Games franchise".Development began in 2011 following Summit's acquisition of the film rights to the Divergent novel in partnership with production company Red Wagon Entertainment.

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The Divergent Series is a feature film trilogy based on the Divergent novels by the American author Veronica Roth.

Distributed by Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate Films, the series consists of three science fiction films set in a dystopian society.

It's inherently and inextricably linked to Tris' character journey.

There will be plenty of sexual tension and chemistry, but it's important that all of that stuff doesn't just feel like it's thrown in, but that it all helps Tris grow as a character."Daugherty further added, "It's tricky because the book is a very packed read with a lot of big ideas.

Neil Burger directed the first film, Divergent, and was originally going to direct the sequel, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, but in December 2013 it was announced that Burger would not return, due to him still working on post-production work for the first film.

Speaking on the subject the director stated, "There was no breathing room. Snow White and the Huntsman screenwriter Evan Daugherty and Hope Springs screenwriter Vanessa Taylor co-wrote the screenplay for Divergent.

Veronica has crafted a truly iconic character in Four and we cannot wait to begin production and bring him and this story to life for millions of fans around the world."Lucy Fisher, Douglas Wick, and Pouya Shabazian have been producers for all four films in the series.

Veronica Roth and Neil Burger have acted as executive producers on the first two films.

Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate collaborated on all four films.