“DIVERGENT” WORLDWIDE TRAILER PREMIERE
LIVE STREAM EVENT TOMORROW
Trailer Launch For Highly Anticipated Motion Picture Marks the First Time Top YouTube Talent Will Collaborate to Unveil a Movie Trailer in a Live Event with Director Neil Burger
Santa Monica, CA November 12, 2013 – Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF) company, is excited to announce the worldwide trailer premiere live stream event for the highly anticipated film DIVERGENT with director Neil Burger. The trailer will be unveiled for the first time on Summit Entertainment’s YouTube channel (YouTube.com/SummitScreeningRoom) at 8:30 AM PT tomorrow (11/13), followed by a live chat with Neil Burger and top YouTube talent and fans.
In a first-of-its-kind execution, the following YouTube talent from Maker Studios, who are also DIVERGENT fans, will join the live chat with director Neil Burger and feature the event on their respective channels: Shamelessmaya, CharismaStar, AjRafael, CournteyPants, Katers17, MagicofRahat, and xxFluffyPunkxx. The combined subscribers of the participating YouTube talent total over 4.1 million.
Anyone can submit questions to the live stream event by tweeting @Divergent or @NeilBurger, using the hashtag #Divergent.
At 9AM PT, immediately following the premiere of the trailer in the live stream event, the trailer will be available in HD HERE.
Official Site: http://DivergentTheMovie.com/
In a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late.
Based on the worldwide bestselling novel by Veronica Roth, DIVERGENT is directed by Neil Burger, with a screenplay by Evan Daugherty and Vanessa Taylor. DIVERGENT arrives in theaters & IMAX nationwide March 21, 2014.
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