This past week has no doubt been the biggest and busiest week for the Shadowhunter Chronicles fandom in recent history.
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 podcast recapping the biggest Shadowhunter Chronicles news of the past week.
ROBERT SHEEHAN CAST AS SIMON LEWIS
The long and arduous process of casting Simon Lewis came to an end on Wednesday when Cassandra Clare announced that Robert Sheehan (Misits) will play the role of Clary (Lily Collins)’s best friend in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.
Said Cassandra Clare: “He’s totally cute and adorable and HILARIOUS, and his chemistry with Lily and Jamie is off the charts. I’ve wanted him for Simon for ages so I am pretty much totally and entirely happy.”
‘CLOCKWORK PRINCESS’ COVER REVEALED
Over 30,000 tweets, two worldwide trending topics and less than two hours later, the full cover was revealed in its entirety.
Clockwork Princess will be released on March 19, 2013.
OFFICIAL MOVIE TITLE TREATMENT REVEALED
The official title treatment inspired tons of fan graphics in a matter of hours.
LILY COLLINS & JAMIE CAMPBELL BOWER SPOTTED IN TORONTO
The pair sparked romance rumors when they were photographed holding hands as they took a stroll around Toronto on Monday and Tuesday.
The two leads were spotted grocery shopping and signing autographs and taking pictures with fans around town.
Jocelyn has been cast–the studio is just “working her schedule out.” There are also actors in line for the role of Magnus.
Clare revealed a couple of weeks ago that Alec had been cast, but she’s sworn to secrecy due to the actor’s schedule. But she did say that she “really really” likes the actor cast Alec. No news on when he could be announced.
SHADOWHUNTERS AT COMIC-CON
Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles have a small presence at Comic-Con International this year. Smart Pop Books was out promoting Shadowhunters and Downworlders, a Mortal Instruments anthology, coming out in January 2013. Simon & Schuster was out promoting
Yen Press, the company behind the Infernal Devices manga, and Sony Pictures, the distributor for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, were also in attendance.
WILL, MAGNUS & JEM ADVANCE IN YA CRUSH TOURNEY
Next week it’s Alec and Simon’s turn in the first round of the YA Crush Tourney.
‘CITY OF BONES’ GRAPHIC NOVEL GETS A RELEASE DATE
The first issue in an eight-issue series by Th3rd World is slated for a May 7, 2013 release.
‘CITY OF BONES’ FILMING STARTS IN EXACTLY ONE MONTH
The film, which will also shoot some in New York, is set to be released on August 23, 2013.