Get a look inside the making of the anticipated sci-fi thriller ‘The Host’ with a live Google Hangout on Thursday. Stephenie Meyer, the writer of the novel the film is based on, will be joined by the movie’s cast, including Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons and Jake Abel. The Hangout will begin at 11am PST on Youtube. Viewers can submit their questions for the writer and the actors on Twitter using #THEHOSTLIVE. A brand-new trailer from the movie will also be aired during the Hangout.

‘The Host,’ the next love story from the creator of ‘The Twilight Saga,’ will be released in theaters on March 29. The movie, which was written and directed by Andrew Niccol, follows an unseen enemy that threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories. Melanie Stryder, played by Ronan, will risk everything to protect the people she cares about, including Jared, portrayed by Irons; Ian, played by Abel; her brother Jamie, played by Chandler Canterbury; and her Uncle Jeb, played by William Hurt. She proves that love can conquer all in the dangerous new world.

For more information on ‘The Host,’ visit its official Facebook and Twitter pages. Watch the film’s official trailer below.

Get a Look Inside Stephenie Meyer's The Host with Google Hangout

Written by: Karen Benardello

By Karen Benardello

As a graduate of LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic, Karen Benardello serves as ShockYa's Senior Movies & Television Editor. Her duties include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, and scribing movie, television and music reviews and news articles. As a New York City-area based journalist, she's a member of the guilds, New York Film Critics Online and the Women Film Critics Circle.

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