A few weeks ago it was announced that the film’s shoot date was set for August 15, and now we have the release date!

The release date is August 23, 2013!

The first book in the Mortal Instruments series, City of Bones, introduces us to Clary Fray and the shadowhunter world.  Lily Collins is set to play Clary while Jamie Campbell Bower is set to play Jace, although he is no longer listed on the IMDB page.  The screenplay has been written by I. Marlene King, the script writer for Pretty Little Liars, and Jessica Postigo.

In book news today, you can read The City of Lost Souls first chapter on The Mortal Instruments fan site.  The City of Lost Souls is the fifth book in The Mortal Instruments series and is set for release on May 8th.

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