rose to international fame with the release of her novel series, “Twilight”
. With the third of the movie adaptations of these books in the theatres now, you might think that Meyer is ready for some time-off. But, it is quite the opposite! The author is now in pre-production for the film version of one of her other books, “The Host”
. This science-fiction thriller tells the story
of a time when human beings are invaded by an “unseen enemy” which forces them to lose control of their bodies, and in most cases, their minds. But protagonist, Melanie is a different kind of human. Her thoughts and memories affect the actions of the “Wander” that has taken over her body. This harrowing tale of Melanie’s past, and her painful struggle includes love, loss, and danger. So the movie will definitely have something for everyone!
Director, Andrew Niccol
has signed on for the new adaptation of this novel. Niccol is an Academy Award nominated director, who has previously worked on the movies “Gattaca”
, “The Truman Show”
, “Lord of War”
, and “The Terminal”
Casting has already started in Los Angeles, and casting will begin here in Louisiana in the coming weeks. For more information about this movie, visit Meyer’s own site
or reach this article on examiner.com
… and definitely stay tuned into SCG for more casting news and extra opportunities!