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'The Host' Teaser: Alien Parasites Take Over Brain, Give People National Geographic Girl Eyes

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Stephenie Meyer has more stories in her than Halloween-themed semi-erotica, you guys. She also wrote The Host, about some alien "Souls" that invade Earth by taking over human brains. It's like the Star Trek: TNG with the parasitic freaks, or the Futurama with the brain slugs, except instead of these aliens leeches being gross little awfuls, they apparently just make your eyes pretty. Too pretty.

Because this is the author of Twilight we're talking about, The Host is quickly being readied for a movie directed by Andrew Niccol and starring Saoirse Ronan. Here's the first, brief teaser trailer for said movie. It looks like a strangely-nightmarish, totalitarian commercial for HP photo printers.

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  • May 3, 2011
    Twilight may be the Stephenie Meyer series that gets the bulk of your tattoo focus, but it's apparently not her only brainchild we're going to be seeing represented in theaters. Andrew Niccol has written an adaptation of Meyer's non-vampirey The Host, and Hanna star Saoirse Ron... / Continue →
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