insurgentJoseph Trapanese revealed in an interview with Hitfix that he is scoring the upcoming Divergent sequel Insurgent. The film is directed by Robert Schwentke (RED, The Time Traveler’s Wife, Flightplan) and stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Octavia Spencer, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Daniel Dae Kim, Naomi Watts and Kate Winslet. Brian Duffield and Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind, I Am Legend) have written the screenplay based on the novel by Veronica Roth. Douglas Wick & Lucy Fisher (The Great Gatsby, Lawless) and Pouya Shabazian are producing the project. The music for the original Divergent movie was scored by Junkie XL and produced by Hans Zimmer. Trapanese’s previous scoring credits include Oblivion, The Raid series and this year’s Earth to Echo. Insurgent is set to be released on March 20, 2015 by Summit Entertainment/Lionsgate.

  1. tiago says:

    Junkie XL did an excellent work on Divergent, I was hoping for his return. But, new director, it was more likely that it will have another composer.

  2. Roger says:

    this is a big gig. congrats