“Twilight” scribe Stephenie Meyer casting for “Host” adaptation
As Hollywood tries to keep up with the runaway train that is the “Twilight” saga, Chockstone Pictures and Nick Wechsler Productions have snapped up the right to “Host” and have hired Andrew Niccol to direct. The Oscar-nominated screenwriter of “The Truman Show” also helmed “Gattaca” and “Lord of War.” He’s aiming to have “Host” in theaters in 2011.
Acting-Auditions.com says auditions are being held for the following parts:
Melanie “Mel” Stryder
Wanderer / Wanda
Principal actor casting will be held in Culver City, CA. For more details, click this link. Extras casting will be announced closer to filming date in early 2011.
If producers wanted to guarantee a hit, they’d hand juicy roles to Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. But what do we know, right?