Woodley and co-star Theo James introduced the footage during MTV's Video Music Awards pre-show on Sunday.
The Neil Burger pic is an adaptation of the first novel of Veronica Roth's trilogy about a post-apocalyptic Chicago. Vanessa Taylor wrote the screenplay.
Lionsgate has noted that the release date is the same slot used last year for the release of its mega-hit "The Hunger Games."
Story centers on a society divided into five factions, each dedicated to a particular virtue -- Candor, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity and Erudite -- with all 16-year-olds required on a particular day to select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives.
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