Stephenie Meyer Hopes People Will Embrace ‘THE HOST’ Film, Plus ‘THE HOST’ Book Sequel

Stephenie Meyer is one of the Top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood

Stephenie Meyer is one of the Top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood

I’ve already embraced ‘The Host’ after I read it.  I loved the characters, the dilemma between Melanie Stryder and Wanderer, the idea of aliens invading the earth in such a way as Stephenie Meyer wrote.  I loved it all, and I can’t wait to see the movie and embrace that as well, just like she wishes.

Here’s what she had to say about it:

“It’s so beautiful. I just really want people to see it,” Stephenie said of the Saoirse Ronan-starring film. “I’m hoping they embrace it. It’s just so beautiful. It was just a joy to make too. The actors on that were so much fun, and [director] Andrew Niccol—what a darling, wonderful man.”

Given the box-office success of her other supernatural saga, it wouldn’t be surprising if Stephenie were a little apprehensive about all those great expectations.

“I feel like it’s just such a different thing,” she said. “I’d love for it to be able to be separate from ‘Twilight,’ but I know that’s not possible. But it would be great. It has such a different feel, and it’s such a different world.”

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So, what’s going on with the long awaited sequel to the novel?

A world Stephenie hasn’t left behind, as she’s currently working on the second installment—”The Seeker”—of the planned trilogy.

“I have a good day here and there, but I think it averages out to a paragraph a day,” Stephenie said of her writing progress. “It’s so slow.”

With her second job as producer, it’s no wonder, since she’s gotten herself so busy, but I would hate to have to wait several more years before she’s finished with just the second book.

You can check out the video at MTV Hollywood Crush.

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