You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Constantin Films Delays ‘Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes’

'Mortal Instruments: City of Bones' has grossed more than $70 million worldwide

After a disappointing B.O. opening for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” Constantin Films has delayed the production of the next installment “Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes.”

Principal photography was expected to start later this year and Constantin said in a statement that the reason for the delay is to “analyze the results to date and reposition the franchise in order to maximize the results for future installments.”

Since opening on Aug. 21, the $60 million dollar adaptation of the Cassandra Clare tome has grossed more than $70 million worldwide but only $28 million domestically.

Helmer Harald Zwart was expected to return, as were stars Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower.

More Film

  • San Sebastian Focus On The Baltics

    San Sebastian Focus on the Baltics: Fostering Relationships Between Similar Markets

    After a disappointing B.O. opening for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” Constantin Films has delayed the production of the next installment “Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes.” Principal photography was expected to start later this year and Constantin said in a statement that the reason for the delay is to “analyze the results to date and […]

  • 'Mothers' Instinct' Review: Deliciously Hitchockian Thriller

    Film Review: 'Mothers' Instinct'

    After a disappointing B.O. opening for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” Constantin Films has delayed the production of the next installment “Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes.” Principal photography was expected to start later this year and Constantin said in a statement that the reason for the delay is to “analyze the results to date and […]

  • Bali Film Festival Expands Support for

    Bali Festival Expands Support for Indonesian Film Industry Revival

    After a disappointing B.O. opening for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” Constantin Films has delayed the production of the next installment “Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes.” Principal photography was expected to start later this year and Constantin said in a statement that the reason for the delay is to “analyze the results to date and […]

  • Divine Wind Review

    Film Review: 'Divine Wind'

    After a disappointing B.O. opening for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” Constantin Films has delayed the production of the next installment “Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes.” Principal photography was expected to start later this year and Constantin said in a statement that the reason for the delay is to “analyze the results to date and […]

  • DF-06712_KF_R – Chris Hemsworth stars in

    ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Tops Studios’ TV Ad Spending

    After a disappointing B.O. opening for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” Constantin Films has delayed the production of the next installment “Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes.” Principal photography was expected to start later this year and Constantin said in a statement that the reason for the delay is to “analyze the results to date and […]

  • TIFFANY HADDISH stars in "Night School,"

    Tiffany Haddish and Kevin Hart in 'Night School': 'No One Improvises Like They Do'

    After a disappointing B.O. opening for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” Constantin Films has delayed the production of the next installment “Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes.” Principal photography was expected to start later this year and Constantin said in a statement that the reason for the delay is to “analyze the results to date and […]

  • Happy Death Day

    Universal Reveals 'Happy Death Day' Sequel Title

    After a disappointing B.O. opening for “Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” Constantin Films has delayed the production of the next installment “Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes.” Principal photography was expected to start later this year and Constantin said in a statement that the reason for the delay is to “analyze the results to date and […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content