First week of filming has wrappedFilming 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 RecapThe 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
TMI Set Day 3 Recap
Check out the SET PHOTOS from Day 3
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
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
Less than one year until release of CITY OF BONES
Fans showed their support for the series and the movie on Twitter by tweeting the hashtag @COB1year2go with quotes, memories and messages.
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
CITY OF BONES adds three cast members
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.
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.
Th3rd World shares graphic novel sneak peeks
The sneak peeks featured Alec and Madame Dorothea.
The first issue in a seven-issue series is due out in May 2013.