A leaked Allegiant spoiler has many fans refusing to read the final Divergent book. Here’s why you should read it anyway (no spoilers).

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When a highly anticipated book is released, there is always the danger of spoilers. Some people love them, others hate them. And if the book leaks early, you can be sure that you’ll be seeing a lot more of them.

veronica roth allegiant spoilersFollowing the release of Allegiant, some of these spoilers have been confirmed within the fandom. And due to several particular choices by author Veronica Roth, it seems some fans are deciding not to read the book at all.

A lot happens in Allegiant, and Roth has made some choices that will not be universally accepted by fans of the series. However, it isn’t fair to reduce the entire story of Allegiant to one single event, whatever that event may be.

That is the problem with Allegiant spoilers. They are given as a snippet of information, without context or explanation. Everything seems worse when it is condensed in an angry tweet.

Allegiant is the final book in the Divergent trilogy. Part of the joy of this book is the reading experience itself, and knowing that (finally!) all of our questions will get answers.

Some fans will read the book for closure on a series they have loved – some will simply want to know what happens. There is no wrong way to read a book, but to refuse to read it simply because an author made a bold decision is unfair. If you were excited to read it two days ago, why has that suddenly changed?

Other people seem to be forgetting that, as an author, Roth doesn’t owe it to them to wrap up her story the way that they would wish. After all, this is her story, and her series. Really, we’re just lucky that she decided to share it with us in the first place.

Don’t get us wrong – Allegiant isn’t just 500 pages of revelations and curveballs (although there are a fair few of those). As we have come to expect after reading Divergent and Insurgent, there is plenty of action, and some much needed humour.

Roth also gives us some wonderful character moments, including the introduction of new characters, and the developing of relationships between characters we would never have expected. This might not be a book for everyone, but it isn’t a bad book.

Luckily for us, the Divergent fandom does not end here. The highly anticipated film adaptation is on its way, and there are three more Four short stories still to come. And if you didn’t enjoy the way Allegiant ended, there are plenty of ways to tell the story in the way you wanted, including fan-art and fan-fiction.

Just don’t deprive yourself of this closure and this experience simply because you might disagree with Roth. Don’t be deterred by any Allegiant spoilers you have stumbled across.

You don’t have to love Allegiant after you have finished it – you don’t even have to like it. What you should do is give it a chance. Read it, and then form your own opinions about the events that take place – in the context of the story, you may think about them differently.

And if you don’t, that’s your prerogative, just as it is Roth’s to tell her story the way that she wants to.

The film adaptation of Wicked is currently in production and Stephen Schwartz revealed at Comic Con that the film will feature plenty of new songs!

Warm up those vocal pipes and get your best “Defying Gravity” cape dry cleaned, the Wicked film is gearing up for production at long last! The Broadway hit, currently in its 13th year, has had audiences clamoring for a filmed production since Idina Menzel Kristin Chenoweth brought Elphba and Glinda to life. Now, that dream is becoming a reality, but probably not with the original cast.

At the CW3PR’s 8th Annual Behind-The-Music: Crime, Death and Resurrection Panel at Comic Con, Stephen Schwartz the man behind the music of Wicked appeared to announce that the film will feature songs both old and new. The “old” of course includes songs from the stage production such as “Defying Gravity,” “Popular,” and most likely, “One Fine Day.” But it also includes songs that were written and cut from the production before its Broadway opening.

Winnie Holzman will be writing the screenplay as she also wrote the book to the stage show based on Gregory Maguire’s novel. Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) is attached to direct.

You can watch Schwartz’s announcement from the panel below!

Now its time to start some casting speculations! It is my hope that the casting director sticks with strong Broadway talent to carry the roles. The musical has enough of a following to garner a strong viewership, but it also wouldn’t hurt to throw Menzel and Chenoweth in for a cameo or two!

Wicked is expected to hit theaters in December 2019.

U! S! A! U! S! A! A new Fantastic Beasts poster debuting at San Diego Comic-Con has American pride peppered into the design, giving us a hint at the film’s plot.

The film’s official social media channels unveiled Fantastic Beasts’ SDCC poster on Friday morning, just a day before the movie hosts a panel at the conference with the cast and crew. Presumably these posters will be handed out on the show floor, and/or at the Fantastic Beasts event.

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There’s a lot to unpack in this poster, which features Newt and a brightly lit “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” sign.

Newt is looking over his shoulder in the middle, holding a wand in one hand and a suitcase (with a beast trying to get out!) in the other. Supporting characters Graves, Jacob, Queenie, and Tina appear in the wings. Also here: Our very first looks at two female characters. We believe the one in the bottom left is Mary Lou, played by Samantha Morton. The guy on the right is Credence played by Ezra Miller.

So what’s with the American flags? They’re not only to remind fans that the movie is set in New York — We believe they’re teasing an election of some sort. The last Fantastic Beasts trailer briefly depicted a political event (See a screenshot below). We’re guessing an election will be taking place over the course of the movie with possible ramifications for the well-being of the North American Wizarding World.

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Fantastic Beasts opens this November. Return to Hypable on Saturday to check out our coverage of everything that happens during the movie’s panel!

Have a round, or two, with Lin-Manuel Miranda when he steps in to tell the story of Alexander Hamilton on Drunk History.

Comedy Central is keeping Lin-Manuel Miranda connected to Hamilton for a little while longer by setting the scribe up on the next season of Drunk History to spin another verse about the founding father. The show will concentrate on the rivalry between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton duel that resulted in SPOILER Hamilton’s death.

Hamilton was the first subject that the series took on in season one. With the rising success of the Broadway hit, fans clamored for Lin-Manuel Miranda to give Alexander Hamilton a reprise on the series.

Miranda is not throwing away his shot at telling another version of Hamilton’s decision to throw away his on the shores of New Jersey in 1804. Even though Miranda stepped away from the show on July 9, we expect to see him sticking close to the production for quite a while, especially as the show begins performances across the nation.

Miranda was not the only guest announced for Drunk History‘s fourth season. Joining him will be Aubrey Plaza, Ben Folds, Billie Joe Armstrong, Busy Phillips, Dave Grohl, Ed Helms, Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Charles, Mae Whitman, Michael Cera, Rachel Bilson, and Tony Hale, to name a few.

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Drunk History returns for its fourth season on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 10:30 p.m. ET on Comedy Central.