Summit Entertainment has set out to make Divergent into a movie and it has been scheduled for release in March 2014.
The movie will be directed by Neil Burger (Limitless, The Illusionist). The IMDB page for the Divergent movie does not mention who is cast as Tris, but numerous sources claim that it will be Shailene Woodley (The Descendants).
Divergent is the first book in a trilogy by Veronica Roth. The story follows the main character, Beatrice “Tris” Prior and is set in a future dystopian version of Chicago. Society is divided into five factions, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity, Erudite, and Candor.