What if everything you love was taken from you in the blink of an eye?
This now famous tagline appears in newspaper articles, reviews, and as a voice over in the trailers for the eagerly anticipated sci-fi romance movie “The Host”. Stephenie Meyer and the cast from the movie celebrated the premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday March 19th, and the whole world was watching.
Adapted from Meyer's 2008 bestselling novel of the same name, “The Host” promises a cast of agonized young lovers, alien body snatchers, and a community of beautiful cave-dwelling men and women fighting to live their lives in a futuristic world that has been taken over by an alien race called The Souls.
How true to the novel will the movie remain? Most twihards (overzealous fans of the “Twilight” films and books) agree that “Twilight” was an almost perfect adaption of the novel. Will “The Host”, directed by Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show, Gattaca) be as equally well received?
Keep reading to discover five compelling issues about “The Host” which are already causing controversy in the chat rooms and twitter.
“The Host” hits theaters everywhere on March 29th.