The Host (2013) Movie

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Production Company
Chockstone Pictures [us]
Inferno Entertainment [us]
Nick Wechsler Productions [us]
Silver Reel [ch] - (in association with)

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors


Release Date
(Norway) - 22 March 2013
(Spain) - 22 March 2013
(Sweden) - 27 March 2013
(Argentina) - 28 March 2013
(Australia) - 28 March 2013

Running Time

You will be one of us Love never dies. Choose to believe. Choose to fight. Choose to love. Choose your destiny

alien-invasion, based-on-novel, two-word-title,

Technical Support
CAM:Arri Alexa
LAB:Cineworks Digital Studios, Miami (FL), USA
LAB:EFilm - (digital intermediate)
RAT:2.35 : 1

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Full Cast

  1. Abel, Jake as [Ian O'Shea]
  2. Armijo, John L. as [Soul]
  3. Austin, Phil (II) as [Charles]
  4. Beacham, Erik as [Soul]
  5. Brown, Marcus Lyle as [Healer Fords]
  6. Canterbury, Chandler as [Jamie Stryder]
  7. Cleaver, Evan as [Seeker Pavo]
  8. Conroy, Stephen (IV) as [Seeker #3]
  9. Davis, Justin Edward as [Cave Dweller]
  10. Douthat, Robert as [Mugger]
  11. Evermore, J.D. as [Mel's Dad]
  12. Hardee, Lee as [Aaron]
  13. Harris, Daniel Lee as [Soul]
  14. Harris, Mustafa as [Brandt]
  15. Holbrook, Boyd as [Kyle O'Shea]
  16. House, David (I) as [Seeker Summers]
  17. Hurt, William as [Jeb Stryder]
  18. Irons, Max as [Jared Howe]
  19. Lawrence, Scott (I) as [Doc]
  20. Lewis, Gerard Jerry as (uncredited) [Cave Dweller]
  21. Means, Tatanka as [Chopper Seeker]
  22. Moore, Jaylen as [Seeker #2]
  23. Ortiz, Gustavo I. as [Soul]
  24. Parker, Michael L. as [Handsome Seeker]
  25. Peterson, Shawn Carter as [Wes]
  26. Rider, Stephen as [Seeker Reed]
  27. Roessner, Alexander (II) as [Soul]
  28. Schultz, Erik (II) as [Mega Store Seeker]
  29. Viveiros, Derek as [Resistance Fighter]
  30. Woodbine, Bokeem as [Nate]
  31. Agoyo, Tailinh as [Chopper Seeker #1]
  32. Attreya, Aarti K. as [Indian Woman Shopkeeper]
  33. Fisher, Frances (I) as [Maggie Stryder]
  34. Frankle, Andrea as [Healer Skye]
  35. Greer, Raeden (II) as [Lily]
  36. Kruger, Diane as [The Seeker]
  37. Le Fort, Gabrielle as [Cave Dweller]
  38. Leigh, Wanda as [Photo Double/SI]
  39. Manning, Sherina Mikasa as [Resistance Fighter]
  40. Morrow, Alexandria as [Soul]
  41. Ronan, Saoirse as [Melanie Stryder]
  42. Russell, Katherine Jeanie as [Cave Dweller]


  1. Sci-Fi
  2. Thriller

Full Plot

A species of aliens has taken over the Earth -- and the humans' minds! But some humans refuse to give up their minds. While Wanderer, the invading 'soul' in Melanie Stryder's body is overwhelmed with human minds and emotions, Melanie mourns for the lover she left behind, Jared. Eventually, Wanderer begins to feel for Jared as well, and they seek him out. Ceri Plot not found

Total Business

BT: USD 44,000,000 SD: 13 February 2012 - 28 April 2012

Movie Certificate

PG-13 (USA)

Music Composers

  1. Pinto, Antonio (II)


  1. Schaefer, Roberto

Dress Designers

  1. Benach, Erin


Alfa Films [ar] - (2013) (Argentina) (theatrical)
Ascot Elite Entertainment Group [ch] - (2013) (Switzerland) (theatrical)
Concorde Filmverleih [de] - (2013) (Germany) (theatrical)
DeA Planeta Home Entertainment [es] - (2013) (Spain) (all media)
E1 Films Canada [ca] - (2013) (Canada) (theatrical)
Entertainment Film Distributors [gb] - (2013) (UK) (theatrical)
Fundamental Films [cn] - (2013) (China) (all media)
Future Film [fi] - (2013) (Finland) (theatrical)
Golden Village Pictures [sg] - (2013) (Singapore) (theatrical)
Imagem Filmes [br] - (2013) (Brazil) (all media)
Independent Films [nl] - (2013) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
Metropolitan Filmexport [fr] - (2013) (France) (theatrical)
Midget Entertainment [dk] - (2013) (Denmark) (all media)
Mongkol Major [th] - (2013) (Thailand) (all media)
Noble Entertainment [se] - (2013) (Sweden) (all media)
Noori Pictures [kr] - (2013) (South Korea) (all media)
Open Road Films (II) [us] - (2013) (USA) (theatrical)
Télémünchen Group [de] - (2013) (Switzerland) (all media)

Film Editors

  1. Nordberg, Thomas J.


  1. Bails, John (executive in charge of financing)
  2. Baker, Benjamin Scott (set nurse: Los Angeles)
  3. Bebeau, Beau (production assistant)
  4. Bebeau, Samuel (production assistant)
  5. Brooks, Autumn M. (accounting clerk)
  6. Bush, David (XI) (set production assistant)
  7. Buster, Michael (I) (dialect coach)
  8. Byron, Carol Sue (production accountant)
  9. Calhoun, Lisa M. (set production assistant)
  10. Chance, Elizabeth (II) (payroll clerk)
  11. Chang, Sunland (set teacher: Chandler Canterbury)
  12. Chavez, Derek M. (production secretary)
  13. Clampitt, Leslie (second assistant accountant)
  14. Crump, Zane (production assistant: prep)
  15. Danberg, David (craft service lead: additional photography)
  16. Davis, Justin Edward (stand-in)
  17. DePasquale, Jared (II) (animal wrangler)
  18. Elliott, Janie (assistant production coordinator: New Mexico)
  19. Emas, Kasey (production assistant) (as Kasey Amanda)
  20. Finnerty Jr., Hazen S. (key construction medic)
  21. Finnerty Jr., Hazen S. (key set medic)
  22. Foster, Ashley (II) (key set production assistant)
  23. French, Will (executive in charge of financing)
  24. Gabroy, Gregory Allen (stand-in)
  25. Galpin, Jeff (animal wrangler)
  26. Garlington, Kristin (assistant production coordinator)
  27. Garrison, Meredith (additional set production assistant)
  28. Goldberg, Josh (II) (accounting clerk: prep)
  29. Gomez, Zoila (production coordinator)
  30. Gonzalez, Heather (production assistant)
  31. Grace, John (I) (studio teacher)
  32. Grady, Shane (stand-in)
  33. Halliburton, Logan (stand-in for Chandler Canterbury)
  34. Hammond, Steve M. (photo double)
  35. Harris, Brandon (XV) (production assistant)
  36. Harrison, Arron (stand-in: Jared)
  37. Hartman, Sara (base camp production assistant)
  38. Huffman, Harrison (production secretary)
  39. Kenley, Sara (stand-in/double)
  40. Koshinski, Beth (payroll accountant)
  41. Kravitz, Ashley (clearance coordinator)
  42. Lancaster, Charlotte (II) (key craft service)
  43. Landers, John (II) (key craft service)
  44. Lehman, Brooke (key second assistant accountant)
  45. Loosvelt, Anne (first assistant payroll accountant)
  46. Marquette, Bonnie (assistant location manager)
  47. Marquette, Bonnie (location scout)
  48. McBride, Patrick (office production assistant)
  49. McCarty, David Ross (location manager)
  50. Meibaum, Ray (additional set production assistant)
  51. Mitchell, Katie Anne (stand-in)
  52. North, Frédéric (aerial coordinator/pilot)
  53. O'Bannon, Paul (construction set medic)
  54. Ortolano, Norris (location assistant)
  55. Pelot, Anthony (production assistant)
  56. Pere, Peggy (aerial ground coordinator)
  57. Reed, Stephanie M. (assistant to director)
  58. Reynolds, Brian (IX) (helicopter pilot)
  59. Rice, Emily (I) (post production accountant)
  60. Riley, Michael (III) (title designer)
  61. Roberts, Stephen (X) (executive in charge of financing)
  62. Ross, Alisha (accounting clerk)
  63. Samardick, Tyler (craft service assistant: second unit)
  64. Schoel, Loren (I) (assistant location manager)
  65. Serpas, Andrew (stand-in)
  66. Shimabukuro, Ann (set production assistant: NM)
  67. Smith, Ken (XXXIX) (accounting clerk)
  68. Stair, Rebecca Puck (location manager)
  69. Stiner, Danielle (set production assistant)
  70. Strina, Philip J. (business affairs: Inferno)
  71. Sullivan III, Sam (script supervisor)
  72. Taylor, Denise P. (first assistant accountant)
  73. Taylor, Marcus (VIII) (set production assistant)
  74. Waggenspack III, Warren Nicholas (location assistant)
  75. Waggenspack, Jason (key assistant location manager)
  76. Warren, David Michael (production assistant)
  77. Yackey, Jessica (second assistant accountant)

Other Titles

  1. The Host (2013) (ENG)
    (Italy) (imdb display title)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Shiprock, New Mexico, USA
  2. Raleigh Studios Baton Rouge, Celtic Media Centre, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
  3. Farmington, New Mexico, USA
  4. Bonnet Carré Spillway, Norco, Louisiana, USA
  5. Hard Rock Pavilion - 5601 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  6. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  7. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  8. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
  9. Bernalillo, New Mexico, USA


- 'Dianna Agron' (qv) auditioned for the role of Melanie Stryder.

- 'Shiloh Fernandez' (qv), 'Liam Hemsworth' (qv), 'Kit Harington' (qv), 'Jai Courtney' (qv) and 'Wilson Bethel' (qv) auditioned for the lead male role, Jared. 'Max Irons' (qv) was later cast.

- 'Ian Somerhalder' (qv), 'Dane DeHaan' (qv), 'Thomas McDonell' (qv) and 'Augustus Prew' (qv) auditioned for Ian. 'Jake Abel' (qv) was later cast.

- 'Eva Green (I)' (qv), 'Hayley Atwell' (qv) and 'Claire Danes' (qv) turned down the role of The Seeker.

- In the novel, when Melanie is forcing memories upon Wanda, she mentions Jared's reservations of their relationship because of their age difference. At this point she was 17 and Jared was 26. This is the exact age of the actors portraying these characters; 'Saoirse Ronan' (qv) and 'Max Irons' (qv).