Last month, Cassandra Clare talked about certain scenes that were filmed during The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones that didn’t make the cut into the movie. Those scenes included flashbacks in Idris, which we saw a little bit of in the movie.
With the upcoming Blu-ray/DVD release of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, we spoke with Clare about all things City of Bones, including those scenes that we’re all hoping make it onto the special features.
Clare said that they actually filmed a full day’s worth of Idris scenes that she hopes fans will get to see.
“The stuff with Valentine and Jace when he was a little boy. There’s a whole scene where you see little Jace (who was totally cute) with the bird his father had given him, and then Valentine comes over to him and gives him the speech about, ‘You didn’t tame this bird. You broke it.'”
Clare revealed that some of those flashback scenes featured a younger character fans that have read through City of Glass will be familiar with.
“They also filmed a whole bunch of stuff with Valentine and, actually, Sebastian,” Clare said. “Sebastian, who was a different little actor. Kinda [Valentine] teaching him how to fight and Jocelyn looking on and looking worried.”
She hasn’t seen the DVD extras yet (“I’m going to make all my friends come over and watch them with me”), so there’s no way to know for are if those scenes made it onto the extras. But Clare is hopeful.
“I really hope some of that stuff makes it into the DVD extras because that’s just really awesome,” she said.
Also among the special features are an interactive lineage tracker, the “Almost Is Never Enough” music video by Ariana Grande featuring Nathan Sykes, and five behind-the-scenes featurettes.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, Dec. 3 in the U.S.