When Keiynan Lonsdale landed a coveted role in “Insurgent,” the second film in the “Divergent” series, he was ecstatic. Then he went online to research his part and discovered that the exclusion of his character, Uriah, from the first movie in the franchise had ignited a fan uproar.
“That’s when I kind of freaked out,” Lonsdale tells The Post, laughing. “I called my mom and I was like, ‘I think you need to read this article. Like, this is more than what I thought.’ ”