Zoe Kravitz and Shailene Woodley in 'Divergent'Jaap Buitendijk/Summit Entertainment


Following last week's too-short debut teaser for "Divergent," the hotly anticipated movie adaptation of Veronica Roth's dystopian YA novel, a longer trailer for the Shailene Woodley actioner premiered before last night's MTV VMAs.

This new preview introduces Woodley's character, Beatrice "Tris" Prior, a 16-year-old Chicagoan who finds out that she's "divergent" -- that she doesn't fit nicely into one of five predesignated personality-type factions.

"The future belongs to those who know where they belong," announces Kate Winslet at the beginning of the clip.

Which means defying categorization is a very dangerous thing. After learning her new label, Tris asks Maggie Q's Tori, "And what if they already know?"

"Then you're already dead," Tori whispers.

Tough-as-nails Tris scores some handsome help in the form of muscley Theo Jones, but even then her troubles are far from over.


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The Neil Burger-directed film, which also stars Miles Teller, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Mekhi Phifer, and Zoe Kravitz, takes the leap into theaters March 21, 2014.

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