Variety just broke the news that is at winning actress Octavia Spencer is joining the cast of Insurgent as Amity leader Johanna.
Spencer will play Johanna, the leader of the Amity faction, which is the faction in the dystopian society that is said to be dedicated to peace and trust. She will star opposite Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Kate Winslet. The film will be directed by Robert Schwentke from a screenplay by Brian Duffield and Akiva Goldsman. “Insurgent” will be released on March 20. The third book, “Allegiant,” will be split into two films that are slated for release on March 18, 2016 and March 24, 2017 respectively. “Divergent” opened this past March and has grossed $252 million worldwide.