Saoirse Ronan has been cast in the lead role(s) of Melanie Stryder/Wanda
The feature film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer‘s “The Host” is now finally in pre-production with filming set to start in January, 2012. The talented Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan has dropped out of “The Hobbit” to take on dual roles in “The Host”. Auditions for the film’s other starring roles and supporting roles is getting underway. The day player actors, extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will be cast just prior to the principal photography start date and will continue throughout filming.