THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES is an upcoming 2013 action adventure fantasy film based on the 2007 first book of The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare. Directed by Harald Zwart (The Karate Kid, The Pink Panther 2), it stars Lily Collins (Mirror, Mirror), 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.
Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray (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 (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.
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