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NBC’s Dracula Presents Animated Original Series & New Promo

Dracula

NBC is putting out all the stops to generate buzz about its upcoming television series, “Dracula.” The network released a new TV spot as well as a new “Dracula Rising” animated series on YouTube to act as an “origin tale” about the titular character. Continue reading

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Trailer Officially Released

Sony has officially released the debut trailer and a brand new poster for the upcoming big screen adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. Opening in theaters on August 23, 2013, the Harald Zwart-directed film stars Lily Collins, Jaime Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Jemima West, Kevin Segers, Kevin Durand, Robert Maillet, Lena Headey, Jared Harris, Godfrey Gao, Aidan Turner, CCH Pounder and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

City of Bones is the first novel of the hit YA series, The Mortal Instruments, written by Cassandra Clare.

The official plot description of the novel is as follows:

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.

It is set to be released in theaters on August 23, 2013.

You can see the trailer for the upcoming adaptation below:

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Heads to City of Bones

The City of Bones adaptation, based on the novel by Cassandra Clare, has finally found it’s Valentine. And no not the red and pink kind. The main villain of the YA novel series, Valentine Morgenstern, will be played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Valentine is said to be one of the most powerful shadowhunters in the world and has a special connection with main character Clary. He also strives to make the world “pure” at any cost.

Meyers joins Lily Collins as Clary Fray, Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace Wayland, Robert Sheehan as Simon Lewis, Jemima West as Isabelle Lightwood, Kevin Durand as Emil Pangborn, Robert Maillet as Samuel Blackwell, Lena Headey as Jocelyn Fray, Jared Harris as Hodge Starkweather, and Godfrey Gao as Magnus Bane.

City of Bones follows a young teen girl, Clary Fray, who 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.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is expected to be released on August 23, 2013.