Theo James Exiting Ascendant Spin-Off to Focus on Wedding to Ruth Kearney

By Neha Bakshi | 2 months ago
Theo James Exiting Ascendant Spin-Off to Focus on Wedding to Ruth Kearney

Divergent stars Theo James and Shailene Woodley evidently don’t seem happy about Ascendant’s cancellation. According to rumors, the duo is giving another thought to star in the spin-off television series. Lionsgate canceled the final part of the science fiction film due to the poor performance of Allegiant.


Theo James Exit from Ascendant Spin-Off TV Series


The announcement of Ascendant cancellation was no less than a shock for Theo James and Shailene Woodley. There was no prior information about the spin-off series plan, although it is still under consideration.

According to Variety, the new story line will rope in new casts too along with the former one. Although no major deals with any networks have taken place until now.

The latest rumors suggest that Theo James has got no interest in starring a television show. There isn’t a huge budget allotted to the show for production which means a pay cut for everyone on board.

Apparently, he wanted to focus on his upcoming film Underworld: Blood Wars. It is also said that one big hit may land him in another big sci-fi franchise. However, James has not yet openly stated his thoughts either about Ascendant spin-off or his exit.

Also Read: Divergent Allegiant Stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James Feud Reason Behind Ascendant Cancelation?

Theo James & Shailene Woodley Link Up Rumor

Theo James is currently spending time with his fiancée, Irish actress Ruth Kearney. Reports say that the two will tie the knot by the end of this year. However, it seems that there’s no truth to it.

Kearney is joyous since the Ascendant cancellation will finally put an end to James and Woodley’s affair. Fans know that the lead pair shares an adorable chemistry on-screen. In addition to that, numerous reports surfaced that talks about their link up in past.

The duo is very discreet about their relationship and it seems as if their wedding won’t be a big affair too. Perhaps it may happen in a hush-hush way.

Also Read: Theo James Leaves Shailene Woodley Alone in Divergent: Ascendant TV Show? Actor Focuses on Underworld

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