First Promotional Image and Updated Cast Listing for THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES

     August 9, 2012


Although the release date for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is still about a year away, we have a production update to share with you.  Along with a new promotional image, we have a fully updated cast listing for the Harald Zwart-directed adaptation of the best-selling Cassandra Clare novel. The fantasy series follows a teenage girl who discovers that she’s descended from a sect of half-angel warriors who protect the world from demons.  Hit the jump for the most up-to-date casting info and a new promotional image.

Here’s the new cast listing and a description of the novel behind The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones:

  • the-mortal-instruments-city-of-bones-book-coverJonathan Rhys Meyers as Valentine Morgernstern.
  • Lily Collins as Clary Fray.
  • Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace Wayland.
  • Robert Sheehan as Simon Lewis.
  • Lena Headey as Jocelyn Fray.
  • Jared Harris as Hodge Starkweather.
  • Kevin Zegers as Alec Lightwood.
  • Jemima West as Isabelle Lightwood.
  • Godfrey Gao as Magnus Bane.
  • Kevin Durand as Emil Pangborn.
  • Robert Maillet as Samuel Blackwell.
  • Aidan Turner as Luke Garroway.
  • CCH Pounder as Madame Dorothea.


About the books:

“The Mortal Instruments” is a series of six young adult fantasy books written by Cassandra Clare and published by Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry Books.  In the series’ first book, the #1 New York Times bestseller, “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray, discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons.  After the disappearance of her mother, Clary must join forces with a group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures.


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