Diane Kruger to Star in Stephenie Meyer's The Host
01.23.12 by REELZ
Deadline reports that German actress Diane Kruger (Unknown, Inglourious Basterds) is in talks to play The Seeker in the upcoming movie adaptation of Twilight author Stephenie Meyer's other novel, The Host. Her character is "a member of 'the souls' who have invaded Earth and taken control of the planet's inhabiting humans."
Kruger will star alongside Saoirse Ronan who plays Melanie, The Wanderer and rebel soul, as well as William Hurt and Max Irons.
The movie is written and will be directed by Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show) and is slated to open March 29th, 2013.
Kruger is best known for her roll in 2009's Inglourious Basterds. Most recently she finished shooting the French film, Farewell, My Queen in which she plays Marie Antoinette. That movie is expected to open the Berlin Film Festival in February.