added: Thu, Nov 15th '12
Now that the 'Twilight' series is coming to its end, Sony throws their hat in the ring for the next hugely successful teen franchise based on a popular series of books, and releases the first trailer for their upcoming supernatural thriller "The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones." Based on the series by Cassandra Clare, the film sees Lily Collins (Snow White from "Mirror Mirror ") as Clary Fray, a young New York girl who discovers that she's an vital part of a underground secret company of half-angelic warrior descendants known as Shadowhunters. And it turns out these guys are sworn to protect the human world from demons and vampires.
"The Mortal Instruments" is directed by Harold Zwart (The Karate Kid) and co-stars Jamie Campbell Bower, Jared Harris, CCH Pounder, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. The film is currently set to open on August 21, 2013.
Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray (Lily Collins), 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 (Lena Headey), 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.
directed by Harold Zwart
starring Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Kevin Zegers, Lena Headey, Kevin Durand, Aidan Turner, Jemima West, Godfrey Gao, CCH Pounder, Jared Harris, Jonathan Rhys Meyers
release date August 21, 2013