Ashley Judd Signs On For ‘Divergent’


ashleyjudd-divergent-041413Shailene Woodley has a new on-screen mom in the form of Ashley Judd!

Judd has joined Divergent according to THR. She will play Natalie Prior, the mother of Divergent‘s heroine Tris (Shailene Woodley).

Judd will reunite with her Olympus Has Fallen co-star Aaron Eckhart to play Tris’ parents while Ansel Elgort rounds out the family as brother Caleb.

The movie began shooting this week in Chicago and is set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities. A young woman finds out she is not a member of any group and must risk all to stop a war between the factions.

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Divergent is set to open March 21, 2014.