THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES has been making a lot of appearances on entertainment website’s Must-See Movies of 2013, including USA Today, who is predicting that the adaptation of the first book in Cassandra Clare’s bestselling series will be a pop culture hit this year.
6.Tween fare for all
If the success of the books-turned-movies Twilight and The Hunger Games proved anything, it’s the cross-generational appeal of fare initially aimed principally at tweens. Hollywood delivers more tween-book-based drama next year, including Beautiful Creatures (Feb. 13), a supernatural love story set in the South, based on Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s 2009 novel, and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (Aug. 23), author Cassandra Clare’s fantasy series about a half-angel whose mother is abducted by a demon.
THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES, which hits theaters on Aug. 23, makes the list of ’10 things that will excite in 2013.’