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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

  • Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | Mystery | Romance
  • Release Date: 23 August 2013 (USA)
  • Filming Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Director: Harald Zwart
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

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  • IMDb page: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)
  • Genre: Action | Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | Mystery | Romance
  • Release Date: 23 August 2013 (USA)
  • Filming Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Director: Harald Zwart
  • Stars: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan | See full cast and crew
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital | SDDS | Datasat
  • Plot Keyword: Demon | New York City | Downworlder | Angel | Warlock

Writing Credits By:

  • Cassandra Clare (novel)
  • I. Marlene King  screenplay
  • Jessica Postigo  screenplay

Known Trivia

  • Alex Pettyfer was first choice for the role of Jace Wayland, but turned it down. Alexander Ludwig, Xavier Samuel, Nico Tortorella, Leebo Freeman, Max Irons, Ed Speleers, Douglas Booth and Lucas Till, all auditioned for the role but lost to Jamie Campbell Bower
  • Chris Riggi auditioned for a role

Plot: When her mom is attacked and taken from their home in New York City by a demon, a seemingly ordinary teenage girl, Clary Fray, finds out truths about her past and bloodline on her quest to get her back, that changes her entire life. Full summary »  »

Story: Clary Fray tumbles into the supernatural world when she visits a club called Pandemonium, and witnesses a murder. Following this tragic event Clary’s mother, Jocelyn, is kidnapped by a man called Valentine. She then calls on those who she saw at the club, and asks them to help her. In the search for the Mortal Cup, Clary makes decisions harder than any she has ever made. She falls in love, struggles with her best friend, and becomes the person her mother feared she would become. Written byHunter


Synopsis: CLARY FRAY (Lily Collins) is an ordinary Brooklyn teenager until the night she meets the mysteriously tattooed JACE, who turns out to be a half-angel warrior known as a Shadowhunter. When Clary finds out her mother JOCELYN has been abducted, she desperately hopes Jace will be able to help. After a whirling golden portal transports her across time and space in a heartbeat, Clary realizes she too has the powers of the Shadowhunters. But can she harness them in time to save her mother?

Clary, Jace and their fellow Shadowhunters endure one breathtaking battle after another against vampire, warlocks and demonsonly to discover Jocelyn hid a terrible secret from the fiercest warrior of all: VALENTINE. Cast out from the world of Shadowhunters, Valentine abducted Jocelyn believing she had a powerful tool known as the Mortal Cup. Using her newfound gifts, Clary finds the Cup, only to be brutally betrayed and forced to relinquish it.

Still reeling from this setback and racing to save Jocelyn before its too late, Clary finds herself caught in a battle between forces she barely understands. Based on the best-selling series by Cassandra Clare, THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES is a magnificent urban fantasy rich in detail and suspense, about a girls journey to the darkest corners of the underworld to save those she loves.


FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Don Carmody known as producer
  • Hartley Gorenstein known as line producer
  • Robert Kulzer known as producer
  • Michael Lynne known as executive producer
  • Martin Moszkowicz known as executive producer
  • Dylan Sellers known as executive producer
  • Robert Shaye known as executive producer
  • Veslemøy Ruud Zwart known as co-executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Lena Headey known as Jocelyn Fray
  • Lily Collins known as Clary Fray
  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers known as Valentine Morgenstern
  • Jamie Campbell Bower known as Jace Wayland
  • Aidan Turner known as Luke Garroway
  • Kevin Zegers known as Alec Lightwood
  • Robert Sheehan known as Simon Lewis
  • Jared Harris known as Hodge Starkweather
  • Kevin Durand known as Emil Pangborn
  • Jemima West known as Isabelle Lightwood
  • Godfrey Gao known as Magnus Bane
  • Robert Maillet known as Samuel Blackwell
  • CCH Pounder known as Madame Dorothea
  • Stephen R. Hart known as Brother Jeremiah
  • Harry Van Gorkum known as Alaric
  • Chad Connell known as Blue-haired Demon
  • Hope Fleury known as Young Clary
  • Elyas M'Barek known as Vampire Lieutenant
  • Jonathan Seinen known as Raziel
  • Chris Ratz known as Eric
  • Alex Branton known as Valentine Loyalist / Shadowhunter
  • Lucy DeLaat known as Goth Bar Girl
  • Melantha Blackthorne known as Dumort Vampire (uncredited)



Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Indiana Allemang known as special makeup effects artist
  • Mark Boyer known as makeup effects lab technician
  • Kevin Carter known as special effects contact lenses
  • Graham Chivers known as prosthetic makeup artist
  • Jeff Derushie known as makeup effects lab technician
  • Karola Dirnberger known as head hair department
  • Verity Fiction known as prosthetic makeup artist
  • Iantha Goldberg known as key prosthetic makeup artist
  • Paul Jones known as makeup effects designer
  • Steven Kostanski known as prosthetic lab technician
  • Martin L. Mercer known as concept artist
  • Vivian Orgill known as special makeup effects artist
  • Stephen Polito known as prosthetic technician
  • Tara Topp known as prosthetic lab technician
  • Julia Valente known as special makeup effects artist
  • Anthony Veilleux known as prosthetic makeup artist
  • Michael J. Walsh known as prosthetic lab technician
  • Mark Wotton known as makeup effects lab technician
  • Shane Zander known as prosthetics makeup artist

Art Department:

  • Barbara Agbaje known as second assistant art director
  • David Atwell known as construction tracker
  • J.C. Cuthbert known as art department coordinator
  • Henry Fong known as concept designer
  • Jonathan Graham known as mold maker
  • Tanya Hart known as props buyer
  • Jeff Helgason known as key scenic artist
  • Naeim Khavari known as concept artist
  • Naeim Khavari known as storyboard artist
  • Sang Maier known as assistant property master
  • Mario Moreira known as assistant property master
  • James R. Murray known as property master
  • Stephen Paisley known as on set painter
  • Sean Scoffield known as graphic designer
  • Adam Smith known as specialty prop builder
  • Andra Totirescu known as first assistant art director
  • Andra Totirescu known as set designer
  • Rob Valeriote known as construction coordinator
  • Sean Vizsy known as second assistant art director
  • Kimberley Zaharko known as set designer




Production Companies:

  • Constantin Film Produktion
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
  • Unique Features

Other Companies:

  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies
  • Hothouse Music  music score supervision
  • On Set Stunts  stunt action design


  • Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) (2013) (worldwide) (all media)
  • Aurum Producciones (2013) (Spain) (theatrical)
  • Constantin Film (2013) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • E1 Films Canada (2013) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Entertainment One Benelux (2013) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • Screen Gems (2013) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Shaw Organisation (2013) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • Mongkol Major (2013) (Thailand) (all media)



Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Dynamic Effects Canada
  • Paul Jones Effects Studio

Visual Effects by:

  • Engin Arslan known as lighting artist
  • Sam Baker known as animator: Mr. X
  • Sarah Barber known as animation production manager: Mr. X Inc.
  • Vishal S. Bendre known as cg artist
  • Alex Branton known as digital compositor
  • Alex Branton known as look dev artist
  • Alex Branton known as visual effects coordinator
  • Robin T. Brown known as digital compositor
  • Chi-Chang Chu known as digital artist
  • Cyril Frederick Chu known as matte painter
  • Becca Donohoe known as compositing coordinator
  • Bryan T. Evans known as matchmover
  • Jason Forster known as visual effects
  • Trey Harrell known as cg supervisor: Mr. X
  • Timothy Hoffman known as senior look development and lighting artist
  • Joanne Hughes known as visual effects producer
  • Jeremy Johnson known as digital compositor
  • Dmitriy Kolesnik known as fx artist: Mr.X
  • Mai-Ling Lee known as visual effects artist
  • Vimal Reddy Mallireddy known as fx artist: Mr.X Inc
  • Benjamin Mossman known as roto artist: Mr. X Inc.
  • Kelly Noordermeer known as visual effects editorial assistant: Mr. X Inc
  • Amy Paskow known as matte painter
  • Matthew Pellar known as vfx editor
  • Saurabh Raut known as digital compositor
  • Florent Revel known as matchmover
  • Muddasar Sayyad known as visual effects
  • Milan Schere known as senior matte painter: Mr. X Inc.
  • Shlyaev Sergey known as lighting artist
  • Edward Taylor IV known as visual effects supervisor

Release Date:

  • Argentina 22 August 2013
  • Australia 22 August 2013
  • Lebanon 22 August 2013
  • Russia 22 August 2013
  • Norway 23 August 2013
  • Singapore 23 August 2013
  • Sweden 23 August 2013
  • Taiwan 23 August 2013
  • UK 23 August 2013
  • USA 23 August 2013
  • Denmark 29 August 2013
  • Germany 29 August 2013
  • Italy 29 August 2013
  • Netherlands 29 August 2013
  • Portugal 29 August 2013
  • Brazil 6 September 2013
  • Belgium 16 October 2013
  • France 16 October 2013



Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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