Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show) adapted the novel, which centers on a young woman who discovers her body has become a host for an alien soul. Susanna White made her directorial debut with Nanny McPhee Returns last year.
The Host novel was published in 2008 and is Stephenie Meyer's first novel after the Twilight series concluded.
No production schedule was given for The Host.
The final chapters of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight franchise will hit theaters with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 on November 18 and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 closing out the series on Novmeber 16, 2012.