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Downton’s Theo James to Star in Divergent

Actor Theo James of "Golden Boy" speaks onstage during the CBS portion of the 2013 Winter TCA Tour at Langham Hotel on January 12, 2013 in Pasadena, California.

Divergent, as you may recall, is the popular and Hunger Games–y YA series by Veronica Roth, and Theo James (of Golden Boy) is also known by the name of Mr. Pamuk, the incredibly handsome Turkish diplomat who died in Mary’s bed on Downton Abbey. James just joined the Divergent movie as Four, the male lead and the eventual love interest of Shailene Woodley’s Beatrice; Aaron Eckhart has also been offered a role. Okay, and now you are allowed to start squealing with delight. Mr. Pamuk in a YA franchise! Mr. Pamuk, alive. It is a special day.

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