Insurgent Star Theo James on Sexism in Hollywood

It takes a certain type of actor to stand out when playing alongside a strong female lead like Shailene Woodley. (We don’t mince words when we call the actress a badass.) Luckily, British actor Theo James is more than cut out for the job. He returns as Four in Insurgent, out this weekend, and trust us when we say he doesn’t disappoint in the sequel. 

We got a chance to sit down with James last week to talk all things Divergent. From the physically-demanding scenes being taken up a notch for the sequel, to what he learned from the star-studded female cast, James is both genuine and frank about the experience. Still, the standout from our interview is James’ take on sexism in Hollywood. Click play to hear why he thinks women leading sci-fi films may have an underlying meaning you may not have thought about before. 

Do you agree? Sound off in the comment section below and make sure to get your tickets for Insurgent before they sell out!
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