Jonathan Rhys Meyers joins ‘Mortal’ cast

Screen Gems, Constantin pic is helmed by Harald Zwart

Jonathan Rhys Meyers has joined the cast of “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” from Screen Gems and Constantin Films.

Previously announced cast include Kevin Durand, Robert Maillet, Lily Collins, Lena Headley, Godfrey Gao, CCH Pounder, Jared Harris and Jamie Campbell Bower. Pic is helmed by Harald Zwart from a script by screenplay by Jessica Postigo Paquette and I. Marlene King.

Based on Cassandra Clare’s bestselling young adult book series, the story follows Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager who discovers she is the descendent of a demon-hunting clan. Robert Kulzer and Don Carmody will produce and Bob Shaye, Michael Lynne, Martin Moszkowicz will exec produce.

Based on Cassandra Clare’s bestselling young adult book series, the story follows Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager who discovers she is the descendent of a demon-hunting clan. Robert Kulzer and Don Carmody will produce and Bob Shaye, Michael Lynne, Martin Moszkowicz will exec produce.

Screen Gems has set an Aug. 23, 2013 release date.

Rhys Meyers will portray Valenntine Morgenstern. His credits include “Match Point” and “The Tudors.”

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