As a novelist, naturally, Twilight author Stephenie Meyer has worked on more than just a handful of teen-centric vampire novels. And now that her Twilight Saga has turned into a giant fangirl-tastic franchise, Hollywood is looking to cash in on whatever else the gal has up her sleeve. That "whatever else" just happens to be Meyer's first adult novel, The Host, which was picked up by producers Nick Wechsler, Steve and Paula Mae Schwartz, all of whom used their own money to nab the screen rights. Andrew Niccol (Gattica, Lord of War) will write the screenplay.
Stephenie Meyers' Ditches 'The Twilight Saga' for 'The Host'
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