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The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes was a planned film adaptation of the same name, serving as a sequel to The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. It was to be the second in a planned film series adaptation of The Mortal Instruments series of novels by Cassandra Clare.


Following the events of the prior film, City of Ashes would have followed Jace Wayland believing he is the son of Valentine Morgenstern. Valentine has stolen the Mortal Sword from the Silent Brothers as part of his plan to destroy the Clave who he believes to be corrupt. Meanwhile, the Inquisitor, played by Sigourney Weaver, wants to prove that Jace has been working for Valentine all along.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. The first film only recouped half of its budget, marking it only a moderate box office hit.


Plans for the sequel were dropped and the entire franchise was rebooted as a TV series, Shadowhunters.



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