Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray (Lily Collins), discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother (Lena Headey), Clary must join forces with a group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures.
- Directed by Harald Zwart (Agent Cody Banks, The Pink Panther 2, The Karate Kid).
- Scott Charles Stewart (Legion, Priest) was going to direct, but left the project to work on a television series based on his film Legion.
- The movie would detail the events in the first novel "City of Bones."
- This film is hoped to be the start of a possible new franchise.
- Based on the bestselling young adult book series "The Mortal Instruments," by author Cassandra Clare.
A UHM staff member has not reviewed this film.