14 February 2013 9:00 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Getting a movie made is never easy.  And in the case of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, it was especially difficult.  Originally set up at Warner Bros. and then at Sony, it was stuck in development hell until producers Don Carmody and Robert Kulzer decided to take a gamble on the property.  Following the model they created with the first Resident Evil movie (they produced it independently and then made a deal with a studio), they had the script rewritten, got a director, and started casting.  After a crazy few months, they were in pre-production and then in front of cameras. On set last year, I got to participate in a group interview with Carmody and Kulzer.  They talked about the challenges of getting The Mortal Instruments made, casting Lily Collins, the differences between Mortal Instruments and Twilight and Harry Potter, the success of The Hunger Games and how it had a female lead, »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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