Why Oscar Winner Octavia Spencer Is Taking on Sci-Fi in Insurgent

Octavia Spencer doesn't just take any role. The actress has been steadily working for over two decades and has lent her talents to films like The Help (for which she won an Oscar), and both starred in and produced moving films like 2013's Fruitvale Station. What drew her to the sci-fi film Insurgent? We had to find out. We had the chance to sit down with Spencer last week in anticipation for the second Divergent film, Insurgent, out today. (We got a sneak peek and trust us when we say: Get your tickets now if you haven't already.) From the biggest challenge on set, to her views on women leading sci-fi films, Spencer was candid about her role in the film. Click play above, then get your tickets for Insurgent, out today.

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