With writer/director Andrew Niccol’s adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s The Host opening March 29th, we’ve been provided with 5 clips. The film stars Saoirse Ronan as Melanie Stryder, one of the last remaining humans on Earth after a race of parasitic aliens have taken over most of the world. Melanie is unique in that she forms a bond with her parasite and sets out to free other humans, if they’ll accept her as one of them. The film also stars Max Irons, Jake Abel, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, Frances Fisher and Boyd Holbrook. Hit the jump to watch the clips.
Here’s the official synopsis for The Host:
THE HOST is a riveting story about the survival of love and the human spirit in a time of war. Our world has been invaded by an unseen enemy. Humans become hosts for these invaders, their minds taken over while their bodies remain intact. Most of humanity has succumbed.