Movie Exclusive – Twenty-three New Stills from “The Host”

As the March 29th release date for the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s The Host gets closer, more exclusives are being released. Twenty-three (23) new stills have surfaced online and these new stills give fans an even deeper look into the film and the relationships that play out.

Entertainment Weekly also recently conducted an interview with Meyer and released an exclusive featurette, giving audiences a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the film. Read the interview and watch the featurette here.

The Host stars actors Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, and Boyd Holbrook and is directed by Andrew Niccol. Take a look at the stills in the gallery below:

What do you think of these new stills? Are you anxious for The Host to hit theaters later this month? What do you think of the Entertainment Weekly interview and exclusive featurette?

Sources: Entertainment Weekly and Page to Premiere

Sundance 2013 – “Entertainment Weekly” Star Portraits – Day Two!

As the Sundance Film Festival underway, Entertainment Weekly has released portraits of the stars, directors, and producers that attended day two of the festival. Stars that attended include Jessica Biel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Franco, Matthew McConaughey, Elisabeth Moss, and Holly Hunter. Check out the portraits in the gallery below:

Source: Entertainment Weekly

Thirteen Exclusive New Images for “The Host”

Open Road Films shared thirteen (13) exclusive new images from the studio’s upcoming film, The Host. The studio is doing this of course to advertise for the film, but it is also their way of ringing in the new year with the fans.

The new photos give fans another in-depth look at the relationships between the major characters Melanie Stryder (Saoirse Ronan), Jared Howe (Max Irons), and Ian O’Shea (Jake Abel). There is also a few new photos of Diane Kruger as “The Seeker.”

You have to go on a bit of an egg hunt to find all of them as they are shared on thirteen different sites. I finally found all thirteen pictures so be sure to take a look at them in the gallery below! These are the sites participating in a blog chain to help share the photos:

The Host Movie News

The Host Movie Fans

The Host Trilogy

Page to Premiere

Twilight Lexicon

TwiFans

Edward’s Meadow

Strictly Robsten

Twilighters Anonymous

Bella’s Diary

Fangirlish

Here are the first twelve photos from the advertising campaign:

Sources: The Host Movie News, The Host Movie Fans, The Host Trilogy, Page to Premiere, Twilight Lexicon, TwiFans, Edward’s Meadow, Strictly Robsten, Twilighters Anonymous, Bella’s Diary, and Fangirlish

“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part One” – Extended Edition to come out on DVD

Summit Entertainment recently announced that they will be releasing an extended version of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part One on DVD and Blu-ray. According to articles on Yahoo! Movies and Page to Premiere, the extended version is going to have eight extra minutes of never-before-seen footage. This special edition DVD and Blu-ray is set to release on March 2, 2013!

Here is the official press release from Summit Entertainment:

NOW FEATURING EIGHT MINUTES OF NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN FOOTAGE SELECTED BY THE DIRECTOR

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1
Extended Edititon
AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY, DVD AND DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013

And For The First Time Ever, Marvel Launches An All-New Second Screen App
That Provides Fans With Unprecedented Access To Exclusive Content

Santa Monica, CA (January 7, 2013) – Here is the chance to discover even more of the blockbuster film when The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 “Extended Edition,” featuring eight minutes of never-before-seen footage, debuts only on Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital Copy and UV), DVD (plus Digital Copy and UV) and Digital Download on Saturday March 2nd from Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE company. Now with eight minutes of new and extended scenes added back into the film by Director Bill Condon, along with his optional audio commentary, fans can delve deeper into the epic series they adore. Experience the timeless romance and drama in a whole new way when The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Extended Edition, featuring the original theatrical version and the all-new extended edition with optional audio commentary from the director, arrives on Blu-ray Disc and DVD for the suggested retail price of $29.99 and $22.98, respectively.

“As Twilight series devotees know, there was a lot of ground to cover in adapting Breaking Dawn to the screen,” said Condon. “Between the wedding, the honeymoon, the birth, and everything in between, naturally there were things that didn’t make it into our final cut. But I wanted to make sure that for all the Twihards out there, there was a chance to see some of these cut scenes – several of which are fan favorites from the book.”

The Twilight Saga has held its spot as the top-selling home entertainment franchise since 2008 and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 took in $281.3 million in domestic box office sales after its release on November 18, 2011. The worldwide phenomenon continues to ignite a huge following of passionate and loyal fans that have driven the success of the Saga from the beginning.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Extended Edition now featuring additional footage, presents the marriage, honeymoon and the birth of a child that brings unforeseen and shocking developments for Bella and Edward and those they love, including new complications with werewolf Jacob Black.

PROGRAM INFORMATION:

Street Date: March 2nd, 2013
Year of Production: 2011
Title Copyright: © 2012 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Special Edition
Rating: Not Rated
Genre: Drama; Romance
Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH
DVD Closed Captioned: English
Subtitles: English and Spanish
Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
Feature Running Time: 124 minutes
Blu-ray Audio Status: English 7.1 DTS HD-MA, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Optimized for Late Night Listening and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio
DVD Audio Status: English 5.1 Dolby Digital EX, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Optimized for Late Night Listening and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

Watch the official announcement video here. Will you be purchasing this special extended edition? What scenes do you think will be included in the new footage? What scenes do you want to see included in the new footage? Here is a look at the cover for the DVD and Blu-ray:

Breaking Dawn Part One - Extended Edition DVD cover

Sources: Yahoo! Movies and Page to Premiere

Exclusive New Posters and Photos for “The Host”

Some exclusive new posters, poster banner, and photos have been released for The Host. Of course, fans know that this film is based off of Stephenie Meyer’s novel and was directed by Andrew Niccol.

These new posters give us a look at the relationships between the major characters Melanie Stryder (Saoirse Ronan), Jared Howe (Max Irons), and Ian O’Shea (Jake Abel). We also get a sneak peek at Diane Kruger as “The Seeker.”  Take a look at these posters in the gallery below and let me know what you think! Are you looking forward to The Host? Are you a fan of Meyer’s novel?

Remember, The Host hits theaters March 29, 2013!

Source: Collider and IMDbPro

Exclusive New Photos for “The Host”

The Collider and Hollywood.com posted some interesting and exclusive new stills from David Niccol’s film, The Host. For those of you who might not know, this film is based off of Stephenie Meyer’s best selling novel of the same title.

The Host has a strong cast behind it including actors Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, and Boyd Holbrook.  Here is the official synopsis for the film:

“The Host is a riveting story about the survival of love and the human spirit in a time of war. Our world has been invaded by an unseen enemy. Humans become hosts for these invaders, their minds taken over while their bodies remain intact. Most of humanity has succumbed.”

Have you read Meyer’s novel? If so, are you a fan? Are you looking forward to seeing this film when it hits theaters March 29, 2013? What do you think of the cast and the new photos from the film? Let me know in the comments!

Sources: The Collider and Hollywood.com

 

Official Character Poster Released for “The Host”

The first official character poster for The Host has been released by Fandango. The film is based off of Stephenie Meyer’s novel and was written for the screen and directed by Andrew Niccol. This particular poster is the first poster for the franchise that actually gives us a glimpse at three of the major characters and features Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, and Jake Abel.

Saoirse Ronan is going to be portraying the main female character, Melanie Stryder. Max Irons and Jake Abel are going to be portraying Melanie’s love interests, Jared Howe (Irons) and Ian O’Shea (Abel).

According to Page to Premiere, a sneak peek at a new trailer for The Host is going to be released tonight and the full length trailer is going to be released by MTV tomorrow. The Host hits theaters March 29, 2013.

Source: Page to Premiere