Diane Kruger Joins ‘The Host’

The actress will portray The Seeker in Andrew Niccol’s adaptation of the Stephenie Meyer novel for Summit Entertainment.

Diane Kruger will play The Seeker in The Host
Diane Kruger will play The Seeker in The Host
Actress Diane Kruger has signed on to star in The Host for Summit Entertainment and director Andrew Niccol.

The project is based on Stephenie Meyer's novel of the same name, which centers on parasitic alien creatures called Souls who can take over a human body. Saoirse Ronan stars as a young soldier who is taken over by a Soul dubbed The Wanderer, although the soldier puts up a fight, refusing to let go of her identity. The Wanderer becomes obsessed with the soldiers memories, and sets out to find her boyfriend and lost brother. Diane Kruger will portray The Seeker, who tracks down The Wanderer.

Andrew Niccol will direct from his own screenplay, which is adapted from Stephenie Meyer's novel. Max Irons, Jake Abel, and William Hurt also star.

It isn't known when production may begin on The Host.

The Host was released March 29th, 2013 and stars Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, Rachel Roberts, Stephen Rider, Emily Browning, Jake Abel. The film is directed by Andrew Niccol.

Sources: Deadline

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