Kevin Durand (pictured; Devil’s Knot, Cosmopolis) and Robert Maillet (Sherlock Holmes, 300, Pacific Rim, Immortals) are set to join the cast of Screen Gems and Constantin Films The Mortal Instruments, saus Variety. Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower also star in the pic helmed by Harald Zwart.
Based on Cassandra Clare’s bestselling young adult book series, “the story follows Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager who discovers she is the descendent of a demon-hunting clan called Shadowhunters.” Durand and Maillet will play Pangborn and Blackwell, an antagonist duo in the pic.
Unique Features’ Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne optioned the series in 2009. The Unique duo will produce with Robert Kulzer, while Dylan Sellers will exec produce with Constantin’s Martin Moszkowicz.
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