Sony Jumps into Ya Film Adaptation Ring with 'Mortal Instruments' Teaser Trailer: Is This The Next Mega-Franchise?

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Warner Brothers succeeded with Harry Potter, Lionsgate/Summit are currently rolling in the dough from two franchises (Twilight & The Hunger Games) and now Sony is looking to get in on the Ya book-to-movie adaptation game. The studio is gearing up for the release of what they hope will be the next mega-movie franchise with The Mortal Instruments, a six book young adult sci-fi fantasy series written by Cassandra Clare. Five of the novels have been published with the sixth one due out in March 2014. The first film is an adaptation of the first book in the series, titled City of Bones, which was originally published back in March 2007. The series takes a familiar premise – a beautiful, young heroine, in this case Lily Collins, who finds out certain truths about her...

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