Octavia Spencer joins 'Divergent' sequel 'Insurgent'

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"Insurgent" is adding a new cast member. Octavia Spencer, who will be seen in the fall on FOX's "Red Band Society," has joined the "Divergent" sequel.

Spencer will portray Johanna, the leader of Amity, the peaceful faction in the dystopian world where the series takes place. The film will pick where the first left off, with Tris, Four and others leaving their home after realizing the plot carried out by the Erudite faction to take control of the city.

"Insurgent" is set for theaters March 20, 2015.
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