Two New Photos from Andrew Niccol’s ‘The Host’ Starring Jake Abel

You will be one of us. I’m always a little partial to anything with a sci-fi tinge, even if it’s another Stephanie Meyer adaptation. But I was finally caught by RopeofSilicon’s headline for these images: “Two New Pictures from ‘The Host’ Have Me Digging for Plot Points.” Indeed — what the heck is this even about? Open Road Films has released another two photos, via, for Andrew Niccol’s adaptation of The Host, starring Saoirse Ronan as Melanie Stryder, and Jake Abel as Ian O’Shea. If you’ve read the novel, you know the story. It’s a romantic character drama about aliens that have taken over minds, while bodies remain intact. You can see the two new images of Ian in full below. “Ian has only known this alien,” Abel explains. “[It’s] a love box, between my feelings for Wanda, the alien inside the body, and Jared’s feelings for Melanie, the human …

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