Production of The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes to Resume in 2014

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Everybody, let’s join hands and let out a big sigh of relief — production for the sequel to The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is scheduled to restart!

Fans of the franchise were heartbroken to learn that there was an indefinite delay on City of Ashes because of the hit the studio took at the box office with the first film. (The movie had a $60 million budget, with Sony putting up an estimated $60 million more for promotions; the flick only garnered $31 million domestically.) Fortunately, The Hollywood Reporter brings us some positive news: Constantin’s Head of Film Martin Moszkowicz says, “The fan response, from the blogosphere and the thousands of mails we have received, has encouraged us to keep going. It’s been overwhelmingly positive, in contrast to some other YA titles.”

He continues, “We are analyzing what we did wrong with the first film — particularly with the positioning and marketing — and what changes we have to make. We are working with a great group of people to reposition the franchise [for City of Ashes].”

Filming is tapped to resume sometime in 2014. Are you freaking out? What’d you think of the first flick? (Here’s our review.) Let us know your thoughts in the opinions below!

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33 Responses to "Production of The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes to Resume in 2014"

  1. Teen.com
    Frances says:

    I have read all the the mortal instrument books and seen the movie I cant wait for city of ashes to be released

  2. Teen.com
    Matilde says:

    IM SOOO EXITEEEEEEEEED

  3. Teen.com
    azul says:

    me encantan los libros la película también me encanto ya quiero que salga me muero de verla tmi es genial

  4. Teen.com
    chrysa says:

    tmi is the best book series ! city of bones movie was just outstanding ! i love everything , especially jace ( jamie campbell bower )! this is my favourite movie ! i look forward the second movie but i am so tired of waiting !

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