The Twilight Saga may be coming to a close – with the final instalment just days away from UK release – but Stephanie Meyer fans needn’t wait long for their next supernatural film fix.
A new poster for The Host, which is adapted from the Stephanie Meyer novel of the same name, has been unveiled, showcasing the film’s stars Jake Abel, Max Irons and Saoirse Ronan – who has appeared in Atonement, The Lovely Bones and Hanna.
Directed by The Truman Show producer Andrew Niccol, The Host is set in a post-pocalyptic world where the Earth has been invaded by parasitic aliens called Souls who inhabit human bodies and erase their minds.
The film tells the story of Melanie Stryder – a rebel human who has been infected in order to access information about other free humans. But Melanie is possessed by a Soul called Wanderer, who against all odds develops emotional connections to Melanie’s loved ones and goes in search of them…
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