In the first novel, "Divergent", the setting is a futuristic Chicago, which is divided into five sectors where humanity is split depending on a specific virtue: Abnegation (the selfless), Amity (the peaceful), Candor (the honest), Dauntless (the brave) and Erudite (the intelligent). All citizens must take an aptitude test at sixteen to decide where they belong.
"Divergent" is being directed by Neil Burger("Limitless"), and stars Shailene Woodley("The Spectacular Now") , Kate Winslet("Movie 43"), Miles Teller("21 & Over"), and Ray Stevenson("G.I. Joe: Retaliation"). The screenplay is from Evan Daugherty("Snow White and the Huntsman").
"Divergent" has a release date of March 21, 2014.