Kate Winslet divulges on Divergent

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Kate Winslet (read here more news) says she took on a role in the new film “Divergent” so she could impress her children.

The actress will play the role of Jeanine Matthews in the movie which is based on Veronica Roth’s best-selling novel of the same name.

The novel takes place in a society which is divided into a society in which five different virtues govern. Neil Burger will direct the film which is set in ChicagoIllinois.

Winslet, pregnant with her third child, says she took on the job because she wanted her children Mia who is 13 and Joe who is 10 to think she was “cool”.

“I didn’t have any hesitation at all. It was such a great script. It’s a fantastic book,” Winslet told MTV News.

Trailers of “Divergent have already been released showing snippets of the film. The trailers were released during the MTV Video Music Awards in August.

Winslet, who became the youngest actress to be nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress when she was nominated for the films Sense and Sensibility and Titanic at only 21 years old.

The film is the first of a trilogy, and will star Shailene Woodley, Zoe Kravitz,Maggie Q, andTheo James and opens March 21, 2014.

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Jurassic Park joins the billionaires club

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That old dinosaur flick, “Jurassic Park“, has finally hit the $1 billion in earnings mark. The Steven Spielberg-directed movie celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2013 with a 3D re-release. The Universal Studios release earned $6.3 million in China, opening in 2,500 locations. In 2012, “Titanic” 3D grossed $11.2 million on its opening weekend and made $150.2 million during its run.

The movie’s opening in China was the fourth-biggest in that country this year.”Iron Man 3” made $19.1 million its first day. There was an exclusive cut for Chinese audiences. The 3D version of “Jurassic Park” is said to have grossed $65 million since it was released in the US in April. It had grossed $970 million worldwide in 1993 when it was first released.

That was a record as the highest-grossing film of all time until 1997’s “Titanic”. The film had two sequels. In 1997, “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” and in 2001 “Jurassic Park III” were made. Spielberg did not direct the third film. “Jurassic Park” starred British director Sir Richard Attenborough, Sam Neill, and Laura Dern

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