Divergent Panel Live blog from Comic-Con

Signal permitting we will be live blogging the Divergent panel starting at 3:50 PST.  Refresh the page to see the latest info.  You will want to stay tuned to this page for the latest!

  • 12:11 pm Sitting in Hall H currently, which is about half full.  We have a good seat!
  • 3:54 pm They have announced the Divergent/Enders Game panel next!!
  • 3:54 announcement that footage is exclusive and not to be recorded. We will describe it the best we can.
  • Chris Hardwick from the Nerdist will commentate!
  • Veronica Roth comes out first!  Looks great in black blazer and hot pink shirt!  Crowd goes nuts for her.
  • Veronica Roth, Neil Burger, Shailene Woodley, and Theo James are all on stage together!
  • Neil and Veronica differ on how many years into the future it is in Chicago.
  • Veronica Roth explains factions for the Comic-Con crowd.  She is a little nervous, but is doing great.
  • Neil Burger said the choosing ceremony was like a graduation ceremony.
  • "At a certain age" you choose said Neil Burger.  He goes on to explain how the choosing ceremony works.
  • Neil says they just finished shoot two days ago.  Says, "everything is very fresh."
  • Now the clip:
  • Trains, running dauntless get ready their jumping...holy sh!t.

Starts out the Dauntless running and the sounds of trains, Tris climbs, they show the first jump.  Christina and Tris decide to go together.  The jump and the look down between the buildings, and the landing.  Tris rolls on the landing.  Eric announces the jump and we see the hole into Dauntless HQ.  Tris climbs on the ledge in a shaky fashion.  She smiles as she lands in the net! "What's you get pushed?" says Four!

They discuss her name.  I saw the chemistry...

Goes into the cafeteria of Dauntless and then into fight training, a hip grab happens there, and knife scene.  Short fast clips of Jeanine Matthews looking at Tris's raven tattoo. 

Tris's ear bleeds from knives.  It ends with Tris landing three knives in the center of the target.

  • The rest of the cast has joined the stage.  Ansel, Maggie, Mekhi, Amy, Miles, Christian, Ben, Ben.
  • Maggie talks about the cast being younger and she is learning from the younger talent and how it's like a family.
  • Mehki says it's a great experience and says they are youthful, but professional and is glad to be apart of the cast.
  • Ansel says he worked mostly with Shailene, Tony, Ashley, and Kate.
  • Theo James thought Four looked fat from his angle of viewing the screen while watching the clip.
  • Ben Lloyd-hughes thinks the story is all about young people and choosing.
  • Zoe says the dining hall scene of Dauntless crowd surfing was her favorite.  They crowd surfed for 45 minutes.
  • Shailene loved crowd surfing scene also.
  • Theo says they worked their asses off to make something very special.
  • Veronica Roth loved seeing everything in a very detailed way in the movie.  She thinks it's true to the book and thinks that is a rarity.
  • Veronica Roth was very surprised by the water tank and then she saw the set with the movie tank full of water and saw Shailene Woodley going into it and thought, "oh my god."
  • Shailene was excited to see the Chasm scene and excited that scene was filmed.

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Comment by Alice_Hutcherson on July 18, 2013 at 12:16pm
Wish I was there!!!
Comment by Emma Juno on July 18, 2013 at 12:21pm

So excited, thanks for streaming guys!

Comment by Dauntless@heart! on July 18, 2013 at 12:24pm
Ahhhh soo excited to c this live blog!! Tyank you for giving us what seems like VIP access!!
Comment by Sarah Gray on July 18, 2013 at 12:28pm
The jealousy I feel has literally manifested itself in physical form. I wish I didn't have to work today, I would BE there!!!!!! UGHHHHHHHH!!!!
Comment by Piisyummy on July 18, 2013 at 12:38pm

Pleeeease be illegal and record the movie footage ;) (I'm only half joking)

Comment by Jonie Anne on July 18, 2013 at 12:44pm
Can't wait! xD make sure to give us those bags for a giveaway/contest!!!!
Comment by Abby28Allstar on July 18, 2013 at 1:05pm

Hey, i'm on the left side of the room right now!! :D

Comment by Sonny Rao on July 18, 2013 at 1:10pm
I wish I could be there! Someone MUST put the footage up! :P
Comment by Brittany M. Mendez on July 18, 2013 at 1:17pm
Aww. I wish I can go. O well, maybe next year...
Comment by DauntlessCupcakes on July 18, 2013 at 1:51pm

i wish i was there. like v should totally have ticket give aways here (fangirl dreaming...)

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