Diane Kruger Joins The Host Cast

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Stephenie Meyer’s first non-Twilight book, The Host, is heading to the big screen and today has added another star. Diane Kruger joins the ensemble that already includes Saoirse Ronan and Max Irons.

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The Host landed on shelves in 2008 and became a blockbuster. It was the author’s first effort at a novel that did not include Edward and Bella and her fans responded extraordinarily by helping the book stay on the bestseller charts for over a year.

The story concerns itself with how love and the human spirit can endure, despite the onslaught of war. Aliens have invaded and humans have literally become their “hosts” by losing their bodies to the colonizers. Most of the human race find themselves living in this manner, but a few “wild” souls have managed to escape alien occupation of their bodies and it is through them that the war against the invaders will be won or lost.

Early reports from Open Road Films has the movie landing in theaters March 29, 2013.
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I read snemthiog about this yesterday. You'd be surprised at how many YA books have been sold to movie studios. Not all get picked up though. I really hope this one follows through though. I always thought it would make an excellent movie!Some other books that I know are in talks of being a movie... Divergent (did you go get your book yesterday?! It's awesome!!), Shiver series, & If I Stay by Gayle Forman.

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