“there’s always fans who don’t want anything changed”
the faction- based society came to exist from the ruins of the old world…
“In the climax of the book, Tris and Four find a message,” explains Wick. “What we basically did was take Veronica’s idea and try to adapt it into something that would work better for a movie. The license we took was to get into the room at the end of the book, so Tris has to face down one of her demons. We made the opening of the box not just be that one scene, but many scenes.”
“It’s an organising principle that wasn’t in the book, that Veronica likes,” says Fisher. “So some ways, and respect them and invite them into the process a little bit – because we don’t want to disappoint them. They understand the material as well as anybody. But there’s always a group of fans that don’t want anything changed at all. They’ll write pages about how the colour of Tris’s hair was not how they imagined it. It’s an interesting world!
“The other thing that we’re very mindful of is – and this is a very un- cynical thing – when you say 33 million books sold, unless you’re a moron, you say Veronica has tapped into something,” adds Wick. “She’s articulating
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