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Kate Winslet gets cool points from kids with Divergent

Kate Winslet gets cool points from kids with Divergent

Sep 13 2013, 11:12am CDT | by Bang Movies

Kate Winslet accepted a role in 'Divergent' because she wanted her kids to think she was ''cool''. The Oscar-winning actress has joked she signed on to star in the Neil Burger-directed film, which...

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Kate Winslet gets cool points from kids with Divergent

Sep 13 2013, 11:12am CDT | by Bang Movies

Kate Winslet accepted a role in 'Divergent' because she wanted her kids to think she was ''cool''.

The Oscar-winning actress has joked she signed on to star in the Neil Burger-directed film, which is based on Veronica Roth's best-selling dystopian trilogy, since she knew her teenage children would be impressed.

Kate will play cold and calculating Jeanine Matthews, the brainy head of the 'Erudite' faction, who attempts to take control in a world where people are divided into four groups based on personality type.

She told MTV News: ''I didn't have any hesitation at all. It was such a great script. It's a fantastic book. My daughter is going to be 13, and my son is almost 10, and they're getting to that age where this is the type of literature they're going to be reading very soon.

''In fact, my daughter, two days ago, came home from school and went, 'Mum! You're never going to believe it. Rufus came up to me at school and said, 'Is your mum really in Divergent? Is there going to be a premiere? Can you get me a ticket?'

''My daughter suddenly [had a] new-found respect. 'My mum is actually really cool.' I'm just going to go with that. I did it because I wanted my kids to think I was cool.''

Kate is due to be joined by 'The Descendants' breakout star Shailene Woodley as heroine Tris Prior, who is branded dangerous due to her 'divergent' personality type.

Despite the novels having a cult following of young fans, Winslet prefers not to think of the film and its subsequent sequels being labelled a franchise.

The 37-year-old blonde sighed: ''It's funny. I think I'm developing a kind of subconscious loathing of the word 'franchise'.

''I just think of something that's packaged, something you can buy on a shelf and is immediately disposable. I don't know. It's a really weird word for me.''

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THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT Posters for Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Zoe Kravitz, Keiynan Lonsdale and More

Oct 29 2014 12:04pm CDT | Source: Collider

Lionsgate kicked off its Insurgent 3D poster campaign yesterday morning with a design for Ansel Elgort’s Caleb and now we’ve got the other seven posters to go along with it.  We’ve got artwork for heavy hitters Four (Theo James) and Tris (Shailene Woodley) as well as Tris’ fellow Dauntless initiates, Peter (Miles Teller) and Christina (Zoe Kravitz).  There are also posters for Dauntless’ resident tattoo artist, Tori (Maggie Q), the ...
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"Divergent" Sequel "Insurgent" To Be In 3D

Oct 28 2014 11:50am CDT | Source: dark horizons

Lionsgate has confirmed they will release "Insurgent," the second installment its "Divergent" franchise, in both 2D and 3D. This marks a change from the first film which was a 2D only release and grossed nearly $300 million worldwide. "Insurgent" is set for a March 20th global release and the first bout of marketing has begun with eight interactive 3D character posters for the film being unveiled every hour this morning through the film's off ...
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Insurgent Exclusive Interactive 3D Character Poster

Oct 28 2014 10:55am CDT | Source: ign

Lionsgate is debuting a series of interactive 3D character posters today for The Divergent Series: Insurgent. Our exclusive poster below features Maggie Q, who reprises her character Tori Wu, a Dauntless member transfer from the Erudite faction. These motion posters will premiere every hour on the hour so when you click on the poster below, it will lead you to the next poster's debut! Here's the official plot synopsis for the movie: "Insurgent, the next grippi ...
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Real-Life Heroes: Actors That Saved Lives!

Oct 24 2014 3:45pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

With the incredible story of how The Walking Dead's Laurie Holden participated in a covert operation to free 55 Columbian sex slaves, it's worth taking a look at the amazing heroics that some of our favorite actors and actresses have performed to help out their fellow humans. It's enough that they portray characters we love, but what makes me fall in love with an actor or actress is their humanity in real life. Many of them are rich and s ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch is now a beautiful wax figure

Oct 21 2014 3:14pm CDT | Source: ew

Benedict Cumberbatch just joined the party at Madame Tussauds: The London museum unveiled a wax statue of the Sherlock Holmes star Tuesday. Kate Win ...
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Star snaps of the day

Oct 21 2014 9:06am CDT | Source: pagesix

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz glow, Steven Spielberg says hi, Kate Winslet serves up some serious side-eye and mor ...
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4 weeks ago

Seeing Double: EVEN MORE Silent Heroes from the Movies

Oct 1 2014 10:29am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Falling out of buildings, third degree burns, human cannonballs, and getting down to 7% body fat is all in a day's work for some stunt doubles...After reading the awesome Evan Lee piece, "Silent Badasses of Film," about Captain America: The Winter Soldier's heroic stunt doubles, I was inspired by how these guys put themselves in dangerous situations - often daily - and don't even care when their famous counterpart takes the big-screen credit!So, as tribute to these sil ...
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