Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:45:00 GMT | By ANI

PVR to release 'The Host' in India

Stephenie Meyer's new film franchise 'The Host' to open in Indian cinemas on April 12


PVR to release 'The Host' in India (© Getty Images)

Mumbai: PVR Pictures Ltd is all set to release Stephenie Meyer's new film franchise 'The Host' in India on April 12.

Meyer is the famed author of the successful ' Twilight ' series that catapulted its actors and crew from relative ambiguity to worldwide fame.

The 39-year-old author's 2008 novel The Host is set in the distant future when Earth has been colonized by an alien race called "Souls” that reside In human bodies.

The movie shows the unbearable internal struggle between one such person and an alien that have fallen for two different guys, but living in the same body.

It is directed by Andrew Niccol, who also adapted the screenplay from Meyer's novel.

The film stars academy award nominee Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger of 'Inglourious Basterds', Jake Abel of 'The Lovely Bones' among others.

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