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Stephenie Meyer’s ‘The Host’ Teaser Trailer

Posted March 23, 2012 by Max in Trailers

Stephenie Meyer is best known for her Twilight series of books, but another adaptation of her’s is coming to theaters. The Host will be directed by Andrew Niccol (In Time, Gattaca) and features Saoirse Ronan in the featured role. It also features Max IronsJake AbelWilliam Hurt and Diane Kruger. The Host is about one woman’s struggle in world where aliens have fused themselves with the majority of humans to create an ideal society. This one is still a year away, but here’s a taste of the first teaser.

The Host comes to theaters March 29, 2013.

Here’s the plot description of The Host:

Melanie Stryder [is] one of the last humans putting up a fight against an alien species called Souls. These parasites invade human bodies, fuse to each person’s consciousness and systematically erase their personalities. Melanie is captured by the aliens and implanted by a Soul called Wanderer, something of a legend because of all of the “hosts” she has attached to on numerous planets. Wanderer’s goal is to get Melanie to give up the remaining pockets of humans, but instead the alien finds Melanie to be unique in her unwillingness to surrender her consciousness. Wanderer is so overwhelmed by Melanie’s memories and feelings, the alien is driven to reconnect with Melanie’s old life.

[via slashfilm]

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