Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
Win Premiere Tickets
To see Mission: Impossible in Vienna.
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
New Trailer For Zach Galifianakis' Masterminds
‘That bullet just grazed my biscuits…’
Justin Lin Confirms Star Trek Beyond's Title
And tweets a first pic
Paul Feig Offers A Look At The New Ghostbusters Uniforms
What you gonna wear?
Guardians Of The Galaxy Sequel Is Called Vol. 2
Kevin Feige lets slip, James Gunn confirms
Matt Gerald Joins Nicolaj Coster-Waldau In Shot Caller Cast
Daredevil's Melvin gets some action
Daniel Radcliffe Recruited For Surreal Indie Swiss Army Man
Paul Dano and Mary Elizabeth Winstead are also aboard
Guillermo Del Toro Reportedly Departs DC's Dark Universe
As Sandman and other Vertigo titles switch to New Line
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
28 May 2015
Saoirse Ronan And Dakota Fanning Vie For Fantastic Beasts
J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter spin-off hunts a cast
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Good Kill (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Lost River (2015)
Empire Star Rating
The Riot Club (2014)
Empire Star Rating
A Perfect Plan (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

The Host Poster Hits The Web
First look at Andrew Niccol's latest

12 April 2012  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Mammoth Press

submit to reddit

If, like Danny Boyle, you have a thing for alien love triangles* then you might just love The Host, the new film by Andrew Niccol and starring Saoirse Ronan as a young member of the human resistance to a race of bodysnatching aliens. She falls prey to bodysnatching aliens - but retains her own personality and memories alongside those of her alien invader, Wanderer. And here's the first poster for the film.

It's more than a bit similar to the cover of the Stephenie Meyer book on which it's based, but that's perhaps inevitable for the teaser poster of a film based on a popular book. The story sees Melanie / Wanderer return to the former's resistance hide-out and try to find a way to live together in the face of hostility from Melanie's family and, notably, love interest.

The film also stars Max Irons as Melanie's boyfriend Jared, William Hurt as her uncle Jeb, Jake Abel as fellow resistance member Ian and Diane Kruger as the being determined to root out the last human resistance.

The Host will be out on March 23 next year. Aren't you impressed that we got the whole way through this story without mentioning Twilight? Oh damn.

*Bit obscure? Given that it didn't really get released here?


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Vaughn And Wilson Reunite For Internship
Shawn Levy confirmed as director
Denzel Washington Could Be The Equalizer
Update: He's in!

Your Comments

ehh
one of the most boring books ive ever tried to read. gave up half way through. hopefully the film will be different. More

Posted by hglazier at 15:30 on 13 April 2012 | Report This Post

ehh
one of the most boring books ive ever tried to read. gave up half way through. hopefully the film will be different. More

Posted by hglazier at 15:30 on 13 April 2012 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
100 Greatest Movie Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains exclusively revealed!

Bonfire Of The Vanities: When Personal Projects Go Wrong
15 hubristic horrors that went straight to movie jail

Podcast 167: Emily Mortimer, Robert Sheehan, Corin Hardy
It's the live Edinburgh special round 2!

The 15 Most Exciting Games Of E3
The greatest games currently winging their way towards a console near you

Distribution Denied! 25 Films You Can't Get On DVD
The movies that have never seen the transfer to digital disc

Hollywood Jackanory: Stars Reading Things Out Of Context
From Ian McKellen vs. One Direction to Hugh Jackman vs. baking innuendos

Before And After: How 10 Books Changed On Their Way To Becoming Movies
...And how their authors reacted

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)