Adaptation #58: City of Inconsequence

header058After seeing The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, the team talks over the films strengths and weaknesses as an adaptation, and admit their confusion about the presence of implications that were not in the book. While some things were lost and others gained, the hosts still have one question: why is it named after a city that we spend all of five minutes in?

Also check out our episode on the novel by Cassandra Clare.

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For more young adult adaptation chat, check out our episodes on Percy Jackson, Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Hunger Games, Beautiful Creatures, The Host, and Breaking Dawn.

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The Mortals of The Mortal Instruments

It has begun.

That’s right…the official cast announcements for the upcoming Mortal Instruments film, based on the ever-popular series by Cassandra Clare!

And in an unexpected—but not unwelcome—twist on Hollywood protocol, the author herself has been given the go-ahead to break the news of who’s playing whom, posting her impressions of new casting decisions on her blog for all her devoted followers to read.

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