Author Stephenie Meyer arrives at the premiere of Summit Entertainment's "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" during the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 24, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)more pics » Stephenie Meyer (Getty Images)
A movie called The Host
, which is a film remake of Stephenie Meyer
's novel, is in the process of being made. It's supposed to start filming in 2011, and screenwriter Andrew Niccol
has been working on a third draft of The Host screenplay and will also direct the film. The producers on board are Nick Wechsler
, Steve Schwartz
and Paula Mae Schwartz
. Stephenie attended Cannes Film Festival in 2011 to promote the flick with Nick.
This will be the fourth Stephenie Meyer novel to become a major motion picture. The cast of the film is still not fully known, but there have been rumors about Brody Emerson
, a new 20-year-old actor, playing one of the main roles of Jared Howe. It's been confirmed that The Lovely Bones
actress Saoirse Ronan
was cast as Melanie Stryder, a 20-year-old human girl whose mind is invaded by an alien.
Plot synopsis: In The Host
, the protagonist young girl Melanie has been invaded by aliens or "souls" which give her visions of Jared, another human who has not yet been invaded by the parasites. Melanie is invaded by a soul called "Wanderer," and although her host body tries to fight back, the Wanderer can feel Melanie's emotions and becomes allured by Jared as well. A complex love triangle ensues and Melanie along with the Wanderer set out to find Jared.
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