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09 December 2010 @ 11:04 pm
movie news — casting Clary  
Just dropping an entry to announce that, as reported by Deadline, Lily Collins, who starred in The Blind Side and the upcoming Priest**, has been cast to play Clary in the movie adaptation of City of Bones. The producers and director have worked with her before and say great things, and I have to admit right now I haven't seen The Blind Side but am obviously going to go out and watch it NOW.

She is completely adorable and looks right for Clary to me:

[and with curly hair!]

And now, of course, as this article notes, presumably the speculation about who plays Jace will begin in earnest . . .

** And apparently is also famous for dating Taylor Lautner — did I know this? No, but my readers apparently know everything. :)

ETA: There are now 590 comments on the post and I think 589 mention Alex Pettyfer. We get it. Really, we do! It would be hard to miss. Just a reminder that I don't have any influence over casting!
Norma Castro: pic#106584552Norma Castro on December 11th, 2010 05:05 am (UTC)
This is exciting! I hope they end up making the rest of the books; that's would be amazing.

I would never have thought that she was going to end up being Clary, she's a great actress though! She looks perfect for the part! :)

I can't wait who they cast for Jace! I hope it's Alex Pettyfer, he'll be amazing. If it's not him, I hope the one who'se going to play Jace will be awesome either way! ;P