“Match Point” star Jonathan Rhys Meyers to join “Mortal Instruments”

“Match Point” star Jonathan Rhys Meyers to join “Mortal Instruments”

PanARMENIAN.Net - Jonathan Rhys Meyers is in negotiations to join the cast of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, an adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s YA fantasy novel from Constantin Film and Unique Pictures, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Harald Zwart is directing the movie, which is due to begin production this month in Toronto.

Lily Collins leads the cast as a young woman who discovers she is the descendant of a secret cadre of half-angel warriors called Shadowhunters locked in an ancient battle to protect the world from demons. Jessica Postigo and I. Marlene King wrote the script.

Rhys Meyers will play Valentine Morgenstern, described as a powerful but insane Shadowhunter looking to make the world pure at any cost.

Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey and Mad Men’s Jared Harris and Kevin Zegers are among the cast.

Rhys Meyers starred in Showtime's sexy period drama The Tudors and made notable appearances in such movies as Mission: Impossible 3 and Albert Nobbs. He is returning to TV by starring in Dracula, NBC’s take on the classic vampire that is going straight-to-series with a 10-episode order.

 Top stories
Lola Koundakjian’s poems have appeared in print and online and have been translated into French, Spanish and Ukrainian.
France’s most famous crooner will take to the stage at the Greek Theater, LA September 13 for the first of three North American shows.
Hejinian was born in Aleppo to parents who survived the genocide. At the age of 19, he went to Armenia to study art.
Artur Babajanyan received his training at the Armenian National Ballet School of Yerevan and at the Tanz Academy of Zurich.
Partner news
Aznavour: The Legend Returns

“The voice of a seemingly extinct volcano which sings to your heart, rather than ears..is heard throughout the world,” Aznavour’s biographer Yves Salgues wrote.