Shadowhunter Talk Episode 7: First Week of Filming is in the Books

It was quite a busy week for the Shadowhunter Chronicles fandom!

With filming on THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES underway and the one-year mark until its release on August 23, 2013, fans were never dealt a boring day.

Just in case you missed any of the action–or just want to re-live of all the excitement–check out the round-up of this week’s news in Shadowhunter Talk, a weekly feature recapping the biggest Shadowhunter Chronicles news of the past week.

First week of filming has wrapped

Filming on the highly-anticipated THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES began last Monday in Toronto and filmed through Friday before giving the cast and crew the weekend off.

There was no shortage of news in the form of set photos or set report, as fans and photogs alike were on the scene to capture the action.

We know that they filmed at Java Jones and at The Institute (Knox College). According to executive producer Martin Moszkowicz, they will be filming Pandemonium in downtown Toronto beginning Monday, August 27.

TMI Set Day 1 Recap

The first day of filming on THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES took place at Clary and Jocelyn’s house, as well as another unknown scene on the street featuring Clary, Jace, Alec and Isabelle.

Check out the SET PHOTOS from Day 1

Get caught up on the SET REPORTS from Day 1: Humility’s set report, WindowOnTheWest’s set report

TMI Set Day 2 Recap

The second day of filming on THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES took place at Java Jones with Clary, Simon and a brief appearance from Jace.

Check out the SET PHOTOS from Day 2: Rebecca’s set report, Raian’s set report, Hailey’s set report

Get caught up on the SET REPORTS from Day 2: Humility’s set reportWindowOnTheWest’s set report

TMI Set Day 3 Recap

The third day of filming on THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES continued at the Java Jones set with Clary and Simon inside and Jace staring at them through the window.

Check out the SET PHOTOS from Day 3

Get caught up on the SET REPORTS from Day 3: Aathy’s set report, Sam’s set report, Stefania’s set report, Lori, Stephanie and Angela’s set report

TMI Set Day 4 Recap

The fourth day of filming on THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES shifted locations from Java Jones to the Institute at Knox College. Most of the filming took place inside the Institute and Clary, Jace, Simon, Alec and Isabelle were all on set.

Check out the SET PHOTOS from Day 4

Get caught up on the SET REPORTS from Day 4: Michelle’s set report, Seb’s reportGelyn’s set report, Maya’s report

TMI Set Day 5 Recap

The fifth day of filming on THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES continued at the Institute at Knox College. From photos and reports from fans, it looks like one of the scenes they were filming was the infirmary scene following the ravenor attack at Clary’s.

Check out the SET PHOTOS from Day 5

Get caught up on the SET REPORTS from Day 5: Michelle’s report, Humility’s report, Aathy’s report Christine’s report

Less than one year until release of CITY OF BONES

Last Wednesday, August 23, 2012, was the one-year mark before the theatrical release of THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES on August 23, 2013.

Fans showed their support for the series and the movie on Twitter by tweeting the hashtag @COB1year2go with quotes, memories and messages.

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TMI Movie Facebook page launches

The folks at Sony Pictures and Constantin Film launched the official MORTAL INSTRUMENTS movie Facebook page last week in honor of the one-year mark before CITY OF BONES hits theaters.

According to Cassandra Clare, “the page will “feature milestones in the filmmaking process, backstory on the books and the writing of them, exclusive on-set photos, videos of the actors, interviews, production info, and all kinds of cool things. Like one day there will be a teaser trailer up there. It’s kind of mindblowing.”

Check it out: https://www.facebook.com/TheMortalInstruments

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CITY OF BONES adds three cast members

THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES welcomed three new members to the cast on Wednesday.

Elyas M’Barek will be playing Vampire Lieutenant, who is “the right-hand man to the leader of the New York vampire clan,” which we can assume is Raphael, who we learned won’t be in the first film.

Harry van Gorkum was cast as werewolf Alaric and Chris Ratz was cast as Eric, Simon’s band mate and infamous poet.

Read more abour M’Barek’s casting

Read more about Gorkum and Ratz’s castings

Jessica Postigo working on CITY OF ASHES script

Jessica Postigo was on the set of THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES for a couple of days, where she spoke with fans. One of the things she revealed, as well as Tweeted, was news that she was about to begin writing the screenplay for THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF ASHES, the sequel for CITY OF BONES.

Future movies in THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS franchise depends on the success of CITY OF BONES, but it looks like Sony Pictures is wasting no time when it comes to the script for the sequel.

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Th3rd World shares graphic novel sneak peeks

In honor of the fifth day of filming on THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES, Th3rd World shared a couple of sneak peeks from the upcoming CITY OF BONES graphic novel.

The sneak peeks featured Alec and Madame Dorothea.

The first issue in a seven-issue series is due out in May 2013.

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