Saoirse Ronan in The Host, the new screen adaptation of the bestselling novel by Twilight Saga author Stephenie Meyer.
26 year old Max Irons has landed the role of Jared, who Melanie (Ronan) is in love with. Max (represented in the UK by Tavistock Wood) was recently seen in Sky's The Runaway and starred as Henry in the fantasy film Red Riding Hood. He is the son of Jeremy Irons and Sinead Cusack, and trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Reports suggest he beat out Miley Cyrus' boyfriend Liam Hemsworth and Kit Harrington from Game of Thrones for the part.
Jake Abel who featured alongside Ronan in The Lovely Bones will play Ian, a man who falls in love with Wanderer despite the fact that she is in the body of Melanie...
The film will begin shooting in February 2012 in Louisiana and then New Mexico.