First footage from Nate Burger’s Divergent

Summit Entertainment, via MTV, has released the first footage from Limitless director Nate Burger’s upcoming young-adult action film Divergent.

The film is based on the first in a series of books by Veronica Roth, and takes place in a society where people are divided into factions based on their personalities. The Divergents are those that don’t fit into that mold and the powers-that-be want them eradicted.

The film stars a top-quality cast that include Shailene Woodley in the lead, alongside Kate Winslet, Theo James, Miles Teller, Jai Courtney, Ashley Judd, Tony Goldwyn, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Ansel Elgort, Christian Madsen, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Ben Lamb, and Amy Newbold.

Divergent is out in Ireland on March 21st, 2014.

Divergent is a thrilling adventure set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) 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.