Actress Octavia Spencer’s career continues to be on the rise. In addition to her role in the upcoming Fox TV series “Red Band Society” and her upcoming film “Get On Up”, she has now signed on for a role in “Insurgent,” the sequel to the film “Divergent”.
She will play the character of Johanna, the leader of Amity, which is the faction in the dystopian society that is said to be dedicated to peace and trust. The movie also stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Kate Winslet.
“Insurgent” will be released on March 20, 2015.