The Host To Be A Movie!
Hey everyone, we're back! And, like I said, the best announcements were made when we weren't around to post about it. Twilight has gone from best-selling book to #1 film in America to world-wide phenomenon! But Stephenie Meyer's vampires aren't the only ones who have been 'immortalized.' Her aliens, or 'Souls,' have already made her novel, The Host, a best-selling book, and now they're about to get the same action and exposure that the Twilight saga has! Stephenie announced on her site that "The Host is on its way to the big screen.
"I'm so excited to be working with Nick Weschler, and Steve and Paula Mae Schwartz to bring The Host to a visual format. They've all been a dream to work with, so lovely and collaborative, and I feel like we're in a really good place to make a great movie together. And then to have Andrew Niccol writing and directing? Truly awesome. If you've never seen Gattaca, go watch it now. One of my favorite movies of all time. It's such a great example of character driven science fiction, which is ideal for The Host, no? I'm having an absolute blast imagining different dream casts, which I would post if people didn't take my silly blogs so seriously these days. I'm looking forward to seeing the cast lists you come up with in the fansite forums, and if any of them match mine.
So, very exciting. Yay Host!
Variety and MTV both have articles about The Host movie with more details about the director and producers who bought the screen rights.
I was pretty sure that The Host would become a movie eventually, maybe in a few years. But I didn't think it would happen this fast. This is awesome!