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First Photo from The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Revealed

The first trailer for Sony’s The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones will come online on Thursday, but today we get a first look at Lily Collins as Clary Fray in the adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s young adult fantasy books.

Opening in theaters on August 23, 2013, the Harald Zwart-directed film co-stars Jaime Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Jemima West, Kevin Segers, Kevin Durand, Robert Maillet, Lena Headey, Jared Harris, Godfrey Gao, Aidan Turner, CCH Pounder and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. 

Lena Headey, Jared Harris and More Join The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Lena Headey (300, “Game of Thrones”), Jared Harris (“Mad Men,” Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) and Godfrey Gao (All About Women) have joined the cast of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, which has also added that subtitle to its official production name.

Headey will play Jocelyn Fray, Harris will play Hodge Starkweather, and Gao is set to portray Magnus Bane. They join the previously-announced Lily Collins as Clary Fray, Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace Wayland, Robert Sheehan as Simon Lewis, Jemima West as Isabelle Lightwood, Kevin Durand as Emil Pangborn and Robert Maillet as Samuel Blackwell.

Big Dudes Unite! Kevin Durand and Robert Maillet Enter Mortal Instruments

Kevin Durand (Real Steel, I Am Number Four) and Robert Maillet (Sherlock Holmes, Immortals) have joined the cast of The Mortal Instruments, Variety reports.

They’ll star opposite Lily Collins, Jaime Campbell Bower and Jemima West in the Constantin Film and Unique Features production. Based on the first book in the popular literary series, “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” the film is set in contemporary New York City.

There, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray, 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, 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.