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Sigourney Weaver May Join ‘Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes’ Cast

Last night, actress Lily Collins appeared in New York City to promote her upcoming film, Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. She answered questions, showed the trailer, and shared two clips.

Collins (pictured, via) revealed that Oscar-nominated actress Sigourney Weaver may join the cast of Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Weaver “will play the ruthless leader of the Shadowhunters who will stop at nothing to destroy the man who killed her son.”

Thus far, no other new cast members have been announced. Collins and City of Bones co-star Jamie Campbell Bower have already confirmed that they will reprise their roles for the second installment of the film franchise. Shooting for the City of Ashes movie begins in September.

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New ‘City of Bones’ Trailer Released

A new international trailer has been released for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones movie.

We’ve embedded the video above–what do you think? It offers fans a sneak peek at major events in the story and glimpses of the Shadowhunters world. In 2014, Cassandra Clare will release the sixth and final installment in her popular young adult seriesCity of Heavenly Fire.

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Lily Collins & Jamie Campbell Bower to Return in ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes’

Months before the release of the first Mortal Instruments adaptation, lead actors Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower have confirmed that they will return for the second installment of the franchise.

Director Harald Zwart will also be back to helm  City Of Ashes, the next film based on Cassandra Clare’s series. The film will hit theaters on August 23, 2013.

Follow this link to watch the official trailer for the City of Bones movie.

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Cecelia Ahern’s ‘Love, Rosie’ To Be Adapted

Love, Rosie by Irish novelist Cecelia Ahern will be adapted into a film.

Lily Collins and Sam Claflin have been cast in the lead roles. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story follows “a college-age girl who discovers she’s pregnant after one night with the most popular boy at school.”

Over in the United Kingdom, Ahern’s novel is known as Where Rainbows End. HarperCollins UK released it in 2004. For the United States market, the title was changed to Love, Rosie. Read more

‘Mirror, Mirror’ Trailer Features Evil Queen Julia Roberts

Relativity Media has released the trailer for Mirror, Mirror, a “darkly comedic” film adaptation of the classic fairy tale Snow White. We’ve embedded the video above–what do you think?

Here’s more from Deadline: “Mirror Mirror, described as a comedy action adventure that stars Lily Collins, Armie Hammer, Julia Roberts, Nathan Lane and Sean Bean, will be released March 16, 2012. That puts it well ahead of Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman, which opens June 1 and looks more like The Lord of the Rings than a light fairy tale.”

Snow White and the Huntsman features Twilight‘s Kristen Stewart and Thor‘s Chris Hemsworth in the title roles. Follow this link to watch the trailer for that film. As we previously noted, Oscar winner Charlize Theron plays the Evil Queen.

Lily Collins to Play Snow White

The Blind Side actress Lily Collins (pictured, via) has been cast as Snow White for The Brothers Grimm: Snow White.

Deadline reports that Eat, Pray, Love actress Julia Roberts will play the Evil Queen and The Social Network actor Armie Hammer will play Prince Andrew Alcott. Director Tarsem Singh will helm this project.

According to Monsters and Critics, “the modern day retelling of Snow White finds the vengeful heroine joining forces with a gang of seven dwarves after her evil stepmother kills her father.” The movie will hit theaters in June 2012 to avoid box office clashes with Snow White and the Huntsman in December 2012.