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Report: Harald Zwart no longer attached to direct ‘City of Ashes’

While it’s been quiet on the City of Ashes movie front, a new report has surfaced indicating that Harald Zwart, who directed The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, will not be directing the sequel. Zwart had previously been signed on to direct The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes before the project was delayed. Here’s what…

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Cassandra Clare on initial ‘City of Ashes’ script: It was ‘totally unrecognizable’ from the book (Exclusive)

Since the announcement that The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes had been delayed to announcement that filming would resume in 2014, fans have been anxiously waiting for news about the second movie in The Mortal Instruments franchise. One of the reasons for the delay, next to a disappointing box office bow, was the script for City of…

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Cassandra Clare on ‘City of Ashes’ movie: ‘It ratchets up the stakes’

Cassandra Clare spoke with MTV about The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes, which is set to begin filming sometime next year. Clare said that the sequel to The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones “ratchets up the stakes.” “Simon (Robert Sheehan) is turned into a vampire,” Clare teases, “And he goes from being this human who’s Clary’s friend to…

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Constantin Film ‘strongly believes’ in ‘The Mortal Instruments’ franchise

After The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Constantin Film plans on restarting production on The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes in 2014, Variety published an article with more details from executive producer Martin Moszkowicz and how Constantin “strongly believes” in the franchise. One of those details is that Harald Zwart, who directed City of Bones, isn’t…

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Production on ‘City of Ashes’ to restart in 2014

Exciting news, Shadowhunters! Constantin Film will restart production on The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes in 2014, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Constantin is pushing ahead with its adaptations of Cassandra Clare’s best-selling Mortal Instruments franchise and plans to restart production on the second film in the series, The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes, next year. According to the article,…

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‘City of Ashes’ Write-In Campaign

Shadowhunters! We’ve teamed up with Mortal Instruments fan sites around the world to show support for City of Ashes with a City of Ashes Write-In Campaign. And we need your help! What is a Write-In Campaign? That means no emails — just good, old-fashioned letters and postcards — that we’ll send to Constantin Film, Sony Pictures, eOne…

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Cassandra Clare sounds off on postponement of ‘City of Ashes’: ‘A delay could be good’

On Tuesday night, news broke that production on The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes had been delayed by Constantin Film because “the company did not want to rush into production with an unfinished screenplay, preferring to take the time to get right.” The film has not been cancelled contrary to some reports. Just delayed. Cassandra Clare…