Bill Skarsgard has been in negotiations to join the cast of the third movie in the Divergent series, Allegiant Part 1 and most likely Part 2 as well. Today it was confirmed on Twitter that he has been cast as Matthew in the film.
— TheDivergentSeries (@Divergent) May 15, 2015
Spoilers for those who have not read the books: In Veronica Roth’s book series, Matthew works for the Bureau of Genetic Welfare. He befriends Tris and helps her stop the bureau from using the memory serum.
Bill Skarsgard is best known for his role as Roman Godfrey on Netfix’s Hemlock Grove. He joins Jeff Daniels (David) as the newest members of the cast.
The Divergent Series: Allegiant Part 1 hits theaters March 18, 2016 while Part 2 will come out March 24, 2017.