Fox 2000 is the production company behind the movie adaptation. Gina Prince-Bythewood has signed on to direct the movie. She is known for writing and directing The Secret Life of Bees. Also check out Lauren Oliver's blog, where she discusses the choice of director.
I've never read the book, but I think from the summary of the book this director sounds like a great choice! Have you read the book? Are you excited pre-production is beginning? Thoughts below!!