CORE STORY: Final Divergent movie skipping theatres

Photo: E1 Films/Lionsgate

Photo: E1 Films/Lionsgate

Chris Luckett

Lionsgate, the small studio that went big when it bought the rights to Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games, acquired Veronica Roth’s Divergent¬†three-book series to carry the torch once Katniss Everdeen had fired her last arrow.¬†

Three-quarters into the film tetralogy, the studio is now pulling the last movie in the series, Ascendant, from its planned theatrical release next year, in lieu of a release on television.

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