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Teen sci-fi flick 'Divergent' debuts with $56M haul

From left, Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Ben Lamb, Zoe Kravitz and Jai Courtney are seen in a scene from the film, "Divergent," which led the weekend movie box office. (Summit Entertainment)
From left, Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Ben Lamb, Zoe Kravitz and Jai Courtney are seen in a scene from the film, "Divergent," which led the weekend movie box office. (Summit Entertainment)
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To go with "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games," Lionsgate now has a trio of young-adult franchises with the box-office leading "Divergent." The teen science-fiction thriller starring Shailene Woodley debuted with $56 million over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The opening, while less than some anticipated, launches Lionsgate's third franchise built on young-adult best-sellers. With an audience 59 percent female and half under the age of 25, "Divergent" lured young moviegoers with another film ...

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