30 Movie Franchises That Started But Never Finished
Divergent was part of the YA boom, but that boom ended before the final film could be produced and released in theaters. The franchise, which followed a young woman who didn’t fall neatly into one of the castes that existed in the society where she lives. Although it was meant to be an answer to The Hunger Games series, these movies weren’t as critically or commercially successful.
As a result, the franchise was canceled after three movies, though four were planned. There was going to be a TV series for a second, but everyone realized that probably wouldn’t be necessary. Not enough people were invested and Shailene Woodley said no.