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Stephenie Meyer Adaptation in Pre-Production; Casting Apparently Open for The Host

thehost.jpgAccording to an online actor audition site, casting has opened for the adaptation of Stephenie Meyer‘s novel, The Host–filming is scheduled for 2011. Hoping to catapult a few GalleyCat readers into literary movie stardom, we wanted to share the link.

Acting Auditions has posted a casting call notice from the production company behind the adaptation of The Host. The post also includes information about how to mail your headshots and resume to the casting directors in Los Angeles.

Which character will audition for? Even though he is a bit young for the part, GalleyCat editor will shoot for a spot as Uncle Jeb. Here’s more about the cast, from the site: “Melanie ‘Mel’ Stryder: Female, early 20′s. Attractive, tall and athletic, naturally tan skin, long dark brown hair, and hazel eyes. Wanderer/Wanda: Female V/O. Invading soul that inhabits Melanie Stryder’s body. Jamie Stryder: Male, 14-16. shaggy black curly hair, chocolate brown eyes. Melanie’s younger brother. Uncle Jeb: Male, mid 40′s. Wild beard, eyes the colour of faded blue jeans. Melanie’s fiesty eccentric uncle.”

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