NEW YORK, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- REPUBLIC RECORDS and CONSTANTIN FILM have partnered to release the official soundtrack album for "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" on August 20th, 2013.
It serves as the sonic companion to one of the year's most hotly anticipated films—in theaters August 23, 2013 via Screen Gems in the US. Hitting stores and digital retailers this summer, the record will be comprised of a bevy of new music.
The album opens the doorway into the world of "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones", and the music fuels the film's mind-blowing fantasy. It's the perfect aural gateway to the City of Bones for fans of the series and newcomers alike. The music serves an integral role in the film, adding even more emotion to key moments. Every element comes together for an unforgettable experience.
This release also continues a big-screen tradition for REPUBLIC RECORDS, whose recent success includes chart-topping albums for Les Miserables, Pitch Perfect, The Hunger Games, and AMC's The Walking Dead.
A Constantin Film and Unique Features (TMI) Inc. production, "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" is adapted by Jessica Postigo Paquette from the New York Times best-selling young adult fantasy novel series by author Cassandra Clare. The film is directed by Harald Zwart and features Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Lena Headey, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and more. Robert Kulzer and Don Carmody are producing and Bob Shaye, Michael Lynne and Martin Moszkowicz are executive producing.
Set in contemporary New York, "The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones" follows Clary Fray, a seemingly ordinary teenager as she discovers that she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother, Clary must join forces with a group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternative New York called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures.
For more information on "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" please visit: http://themortalinstrumentsmovie.com/
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ABOUT CONSTANTIN FILM
Constantin Film has been synonymous with quality and success for over 30 years. It has played a crucial role in establishing German cinema both nationally and internationally. Between 1977, when Bernd Eichinger established the company, and 2009, when it was integrated into media conglomerate Constantin Medien AG, Constantin Film emerged as the most successful independent production and distribution company in the German media industry. Constantin Film's operations include German and English language motion picture theatrical production, theatrical distribution, home entertainment distribution, licensing, and television production.
Constantin Film's diverse slate includes box office hits and award-winning films alike, ranging from comic book to literary adaptations, historical dramas, action and genre, among them THE NEVERENDING STORY, THE FANTASTIC FOUR film franchise, THE NAME OF THE ROSE, WICKIE THE MIGHTY VIKING, NOWHERE IN AFRICA, DOWNFALL, THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX, POPE JOAN, THE HOUSE OF SPIRITS, and the RESIDENT EVIL film franchise. Upcoming films include the action epic POMPEII, which began filming earlier this month, the CGI 3D animated feature TARZAN®, and the highly anticipated film adaptation of Cassandra Clare's #1 New York Times Bestseller THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES.
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