While "Twilight" slowly draws to a close with two parts of “Breaking Dawn”, another novel of Stephenie Meyer named “The Host” is getting ready to hit the big screen. Its has been confirmed that Max Irons and Jake Abel have landed the male leads in Andrew Niccol’s adaptation of Stephanie Meyer’s sci-fi novel “The Host”. Young actress Saoirse Ronan will play along with the two actors.
The story centers a post-apocalyptic world. In the movie, “Hanna and Atonement” star Ronan plays a Melanie - a young rebel against invading alien souls which live into humans' bodies, take over their minds and occupy majority of the human population. Melanie Stryder’s body is taken over by a Soul named Wanderer while Melanie’s strong will to survive have the two consciousnesses fighting for domination. They set out to meet Jared (to be played by Max Irons) who Melanie loves and Ian (to be played by Jake Abel) who falls in love with Wanderer. A love quadrangle in three bodies is formed.
“The Host”, which is about the most unusual love triangles in literature, is a riveting and unforgettable novel about the persistence of love
Filming on “The Host” will begin in February next year in New Mexico and Louisiana and be scheduled to hit theater on March 29, 2013, with Andrew Niccol (Lord of War) set to direct
Saoirse Ronan has landed the lead role in “The Host” - Meyer’s supernatural romance series. Like another one of her popular works, “The Host” hopes to have similar success as a cinematic vehicle
“The Host” stars from left to right: Jake Abel, Saoirse Ronan, and Max Irons
The 26-year-old actor Max Irons, who recently appeared in the 2011 blockbuster and adaptation of the fairytale “Red Riding Hood”, will play Jared, the boyfriend Melanie Stryder (Saoirse Ronan) in the film.
Max Irons is son of Oscar winner Jeremy Irons. He is dating Emily Browning
Actor Jake Abel is chosen for the role of Ian – one of the two male lead roles in The Host
Jake Abel has recently starred in the blockbuster “I Am Number Four” as Mark James
The Host Trailer (by Stephenie Meyer)
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