Robert Schwentke was born in 1968. He studied Literature and Philosophy at the Eberhard Karl University in Tübingen and later earned an MFA in Directing from the American Film Institute. A selection of his films includes: TATTOO (2002), EIERDIEBE (2003), FLIGHTPLAN (2005), LIE TO ME (pilot, 2009), THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE (2009), R.E.D. (2010), R.I.P.D. (2013), THE NOVICE (pilot, 2014), DIVERGENT - INSURGENT (2015), DIVERGENT - ALLEGIANT (2016), and THE CAPTAIN (2017).