Kate Winslet and Shailene Woodley star in 'Divergent,' a movie based on Veronica Roth's dystopian young adult novel. Kate Winslet and Shailene Woodley's movie is one of several young adult films that depict a dark future.
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Parents of morose teenagers be warned: the next big trend in films for young adults could make the mood at home even darker.
Vampires, werewolves and boy wizards are out; dystopia is in. Having seen the popularity of "The Hunger Games," movie studios are rolling out films that explore darker themes.
Summit Entertainment's "Divergent" and "Ender's Game" and Sony Pictures' "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" are all aimed at the lucrative audience of young adults.
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