The first film in The Mortal Instruments series, “City of Bones” is now in pre-production for an August, 2012 start date in New York and Toronto. The casting director has begun auditions for the film’s starring roles, and aside from the lead roles of Clary Fray and Jace Wayland, all major parts are up for grabs. Lily Collins has signed on to the starring role, and despite rumors – Jamie Campbell Bower will play the role of Jace. All major roles are being cast out of Los Angeles, New york, and Toronto – extras will be cast in New York and Toronto.
Auditions for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles are underway for Screen Gems‘ The Mortal Instruments feature film based on the first novel in author Cassandra Clare‘s series, “City of Bones“. The next three novels are “City of Ashes,” “City of Glass,” and “City of Fallen Angels“. Filming begins in August, 2011 and will take pace in Los Angeles, CA. “City of Bones” will likely be the title of this first film in the franchise.