A seemingly ordinary young woman discovers a hidden world and an extraordinary destiny in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, the eagerly anticipated big-screen adaptation of the first book of Cassandra Clare’s blockbuster fantasy adventure series, The Mortal Instruments.
Clarissa “Clary” Fray (Lily Collins) has been living quietly in Brooklyn for as long as she can remember when she suddenly begins to see startling and seemingly impossible things. Just as suddenly, her single mom (Lena Headey) disappears after a violent struggle. As she and her best friend Simon (Robert Sheehan) search for her mother, Clary begins to uncover the dark secrets and darker threats in the hidden world of the Shadowhunters, angel-human warriors who have protected humanity from evil forces for centuries.
Surrounded by demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other supernatural denizens of the Shadow World, Clary joins forces with young Shadowhunters Jace (Jamie Campbell Bower), Isabelle (Jemima West) and Alec (Kevin Zegers) to locate and protect an ancient Cup that holds the key to her mother’s future. Discovering abilities and courage she never knew she possessed, the young woman surprises even her as she proves to be a formidable opponent against an array of deadly adversaries.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones stars Lily Collins (Mirror, Mirror; Priest), Jamie Campbell Bower (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows), Robert Sheehan (Killing Bono, Season of the Witch), Kevin Zegers (“Gossip Girl,” Transamerica), Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones,” 300), Kevin Durand (Resident Evil Retribution, I Am Number Four), Aidan Turner (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey), Jemima West (The Borgias, Maison Close), Godfrey Gao (All About Women, Say Yes), with CCH Pounder (“The Shield,” “Warehouse 13”), with Jared Harris (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, “Mad Men”), and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors, Mission Impossible: III).
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is directed by Harald Zwart (The Karate Kid) from a screenplay by Jessica Postigo Paquette (Tarzan). The film is produced by Robert Kulzer (Resident Evil: Retribution) and Don Carmody (Chicago). Executive producers are Bob Shaye (The Lord of the Rings), Michael Lynne (The Lord of the Rings) and Martin Moszkowicz (Resident Evil: Retribution).
Director of photography is Geir Hartly Andreassen (Max Manus: Man of War). François Séguin (The Karate Kid) is the production designer. Gersha Phillips (The Whistleblower) is the costume designer.
A Constantin Film GmbH and Unique Features (TMI) Inc. Production, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is a Canada-Germany co-production.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for the following reasons: intense sequences of fantasy violence and action, and some suggestive content.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, available now on DVD9 which includes Interactive Lineage Tracker , Six informative featurettes, deleted scenes and music video: “Almost Is Never Enough” by Ariana Grande ft. Nathan Sykes. The DVD9 will be available for the suggested retail price of Php495.00 at all Astrovision, Astroplus, Odyssey, O’Music & Video, select SM Record Bars, Landmark Record Bars and at all Video City Outlets Nationwide.
DVD9 SPECIAL FEATURES
• Interactive Lineage Tracker
• Into the Shadows: From Book to Screen
• Bringing Them to Life – Filmmakers and Cast Discuss the Characters of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
• Deadly Attraction – Lily Collins & Jamie Campbell Bower on their Roles as Clary Fray & Jace Wayland
• Descendants of the Cup – A Look at the Stunts and the Cast’s Transformation into Shadow hunters
• Entering the Shadow World – Creating the Extraordinary Creatures of the Shadow World
• Deleted Scenes
• Music Video: “Almost Is Never Enough” by Ariana Grande ft. Nathan Sykes
Year of Production: 2013
Title Copyright: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones © 2013 Constantin Film International GmbH and Unique Features (TMI) Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Home Video Release
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
DVD Subtitles: English SDH
Feature Run Time: 130 minutes
DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
DVD Audio Status: 5.1 English Dolby Digital 5.1