It was previously reported that Andrew Niccol would be writing and directing the movie adaptation for The Host, but according to a new article in Variety, Susanna White will fill the director’s seat.
Exclusive: Susanna White (“Nanny McPhee Returns”) is attached to direct the feature adaptation of “The Host,” author Stephenie Meyer’s follow-up to “The Twilight Saga.”
Nick Wechsler will produce the indie through his eponymous banner, along with Chockstone Pictures’ Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz.
Andrew Niccol (“The Truman Show”) wrote the sci-fi drama, which concerns a young woman whose body is inhabited by a benevolent alien soul after an invasion of Earth.
You can read the full article at Variety. As a side note, Susanna also director Kellan Lutz in the award-winning TV mini-series Generation Kill.