Diane Kruger in talks for Stephenie Meyer's 'The Host'
The latest behind-the-scenes news is that Diane Kruger is in talks to play the pivotal role of the Seeker in the adaptation of Meyer's 2008 novel, Deadline reports.
"The Host" follows Melanie Stryder and the alien that tries to inhabit her body, Wanderer (played by Saoirse Ronan) as she tries to find her boyfriend, Jared ( Max Irons). The Seeker (Kruger's character) is the alien in charge of making sure Wanderer's takeover goes smoothly. Making things more complicated, Wanderer falls in love with Ian ( Jake Abel). William Hurt will also star as Uncle Jeb.
Yes, it's a very tangled web of story to get through. Andrew Niccol ( "In Time," "Gattaca") is directing the film, which is scheduled for release March 29, 2013.