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Kevin Zegers Joins Fantasy Epic 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'
Kevin Zegers has signed on to join the fantasy epic The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones for Constantin Film and Screen Gems.
Zegers (Transamerica) will play Alec Lightwood, a reluctant Shadowhunter who would rather read about demons than fight them. Lily Collins stars in the film, based on Cassandra Clare’s mega-bestseller. Zegers joins a cast that also includes Jamie Campbell Bower, Lena Headey and Jared Harris.
Set in modern-day New York, the plot centers on Clary Fray (Collins), who discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret tribe of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect the world from demons.