Stephenie Meyer's "The Host" Gets Release Date! 


Stephenie Meyer's "The Host" is getting a big-screen treatment with Saoirse Ronan ("Hanna," "Atonement") attached to star! Open Road Films has announced that it will distribute the adaptation in the U.S. on March 29, 2013.

Andrew Niccol ("Gattaca," "Lord of War") will direct from his own adapted screenplay. Shooting is set to begin February of 2012 in Louisiana and New Mexico.

Meyer, who gave us the super-successful "Twilight" series, said that she's "thrilled to be adding another fantastic partner to an already amazing group. Everyone involved has so much passion for the project. It really is a dream team."

"The Host" tells the story of Souls, an alien race set to take over earth and inhabit the bodies of humans.

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