Insurgent, the second movie in the Divergent series, just added an Academy Award winning actress to its cast. According to Variety, Octavia Spencer has joined the film as Johanna, the leader of Amity. In the dystopian world of Divergent, Amity is a faction dedicated to peace and trust.
Spencer will be joined by a cast rounded out by Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. Insurgent was fast tracked for a March 20, 2015 release date, while the third book in the trilogy, Allegiant, will be split into two films in 2016 and 2017.