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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:

City Of Bones Film Adds New Actor To The Cast

A quasi-main character from the popular YA novel series “City of Bones” has been cast in the upcoming film adaption. Irish actor, Robert Sheehan will be playing Simon Lewis in the film opposite of Lily Collins as protagonist Clary Fray and Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace Wayland.

Sheehan is most known for his role on the television series “Misfits.” The news was announced via the author, Cassandra Clare’s official Tumblr earlier today. She revealed the news after fans were able to get the hashtag #WeWantSimon to be a trending topic on the social media site Twitter.

The novel follows Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary human girl who discovers that she can see supernatural beings that no one else can and gets drawn into the world of the Shadowhunters, humans who hunt and kill demons. Campbell-Bower is male lead and Clary’s love interest Jace Wayland, while West plays fellow Shadowhunter Isabelle. Sheehan’s Simon is Clary’s best friend who harbors a secret crush on her and plays in a band. He, too, gets drawn into the secret underground world of the Shadowhunters in New York City.

Director Harald Zwart will direct the film in Toronto this summer, aiming for an August 23, 2013 release.