The role of Uriah has been cast in Insurgent


Keiynan Lonsdale will join Robert Schwentke’s “The Divergent Series: Insurgent”.

The newly titled film will see Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) on the run from Jeanine (Kate Winslet) as they embark on a race against time to uncover the secret that Tris’ family sacrificed their lives to protect.

Lonsdale will play Uriah in the second instalment which is currently filming in Atlanta.

Starring opposite Woodley, James, Winslet and Lonsdale are Octavia Spencer, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Suki Waterhouse, Jonny Weston, Naomi Watts and Mekhi Phifer.

Brian Duffield and Akiva Goldsman penned the script which is based on Veronica Roth’s New York Times best seller.

“Insurgent” is due to hit cinemas on March 20, 2015. It will be followed by the final two instalments of the series due out on March 18, 2016 and March 24, 2017.