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The Host

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Release Date: March 29, 2013 (North America)

Genres: Science Fiction          

Production Phase: Post-production

Studio: Open Road Films  

Who's Making It: Susanna White (Director), Andrew Niccol (Screenwriter), Stephenie Meyer (Creator - Writer), Nick Wechsler (Producer), Steve Schwartz (Producer)

Premise: After a civilization of spirit-like extraterrestrials have taken over nearly all human bodies on the planet, a still-human woman fights to remain in control of her mind when an alien named Wanderer enters and battles... More »

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Monday, November 12, 2012

Fandango debuted the North American poster for The Host, still on track for its March 29, 2013. The tagline that Open Road Films chose for the poster certainly evokes the same fantasy romance element that Meyer's other series, the Twilight saga, used to its advantage.

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Sunday, April 15, 2012

A teaser poster for The Host is now out and appearing in theaters. In case you haven't seen it in your neighborhood yet, we've got it.

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Saturday, March 24, 2012

A teaser trailer for The Host movie has been released. Some of you may notice that this early marketing push for the film mirrors the cover artwork of the book.

 

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Nanny McPhee Returns director Susanna White is now attached to call action on The Host movie, reports trade magazine Variety.

While Variety doesn't elaborate as to why Andrew Niccol left the director's chair, his script for the film is still the draft being used right now. As reported in our September 2009 news entry, Niccol was a favored director of The Host creator Stephanie Meyer. Nick Wechsler, Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz remain as producers on the movie.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Film rights for Twilight author Stephenie Meyer's The Host have been sold to producers Nick Wechsler, Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz. Andrew Niccol (Gattaca, Lord of War) will adapt Meyer's novel and direct the movie.

Meyer's first adult novel is set in a world where almost every human being's body has been taken over by alien entities called "Souls". These intangible beings drop into the human body and then remove the personality of its owner. Meyer's heroine is a young woman who is fighting to rid a Soul that calls itself Wanderer that has entered her body.

The three producers purchased the screen rights to Meyer's novel and are developing the movie independently of the studio system. [Full story]

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