Shelf Life
Sara Vilkomerson
May 08, 2013 AT 05:25 PM EDT

Divergent, based on the first book of Veronica Roth’s best-selling series, only just began shooting in Chicago late last month. But the powers-that-be must be feeling confident they have a hit on their hands since they’ve commissioned Brian Duffield to begin working on the sequel, Insurgent. Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher will also produce.

Duffield previously scripted Jane Got a Gun, directed by Gavin O’Connor, and currently filming with Joel Edgerton and Natalie Portman. Divergent will be in theaters in March, 21 2014.

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