Republic Record, perusahaan rekaman yang memproduksi soundtrack untuk film The Mortal Instruments : City of Bones, membeberkan 10 fakta unik dari film yang dibintangi oleh Jamie Campbell Bower dan Lily Collins tersebut.
Berikut ini 10 fakta unik dari film The Mortal Instruments : City of Bones
1. Stodio-studio di Hollywood awalnya ragu-ragu untuk membuat film The Mortal Instruments : City of Bones karena karakter utamanya seorang wanita.
Several studios actually asked TMI author Cassandra Clare to allow them to make the lead character a male. However, she refused to agree to this change.
2. Cassandra Clare punya andil cukup besar dalam proses pre-production film The Mortal Instruments.
Often times, Hollywood studios will change the plot of a book when they agree to put it on the silver screen. However, TMI fans will be happy to know that, because Clare played such a big part in the production of the movie, the film will adhere to the look and feel of the book very closely.
3. Executive Produser film The Mortal Instruments sama dengan Executive Produser film The Lord of the Rings.
Cassandra Clare was so impressed with what Robert Shaye did with The Lord of the Rings that she handpicked him to work on TMI as well.
4. Soundtrack film The Mortal Instruments adalah penyanyi-penyanyi muda berbakat seperti Demi Lovato, Colbie Caillat, dan Ariana Grande.
The music for the film is good. Real good. so make sure you listen up while you’re watching it.
5. Sutradara The Mortal Instruments sengaja tidak terlalu banyak memakai CGI atau efek khusus dalam film.
Rather than utilize CGI to make the “Downworld” in TMI feel real, Harald Zwart uses his characters to sell the idea of an alternate universe. During filming, Lily Collins—who plays lead character Clary Fray—explained. “What they’ve done with this project is really acknowledge the fact that it is such a fantasy world,” she said, “that if we don’t make it real in some way, you’re going to lose the audience in the CGI stuff.”
6. Lily Collins adalah fans dari buku seri The Mortal Instruments jauh sebelum dia dipilih untuk memerankan Clary Fray.
Collins didn’t accept the role of Fray simply for the paycheck that comes along with it. She accepted it because she’s a big fan of fantasy books and read the entire series long before she was cast as Clary Fray.
7. Para aktor film The Mortal Instruments menjalani latihan fisik sebelum syuting agar mereka bisa melakukan adegan sendiri tanpa perlu stunt man.
“[Director] Harald [Zwart] was like, ‘I don’t want any wires; I don’t want any wire work. I don’t want that. I want it to be very much if you’re going to do something, if you’re going to do a flip, then you need to be able to do a flip,”” Jamie Campbell Bower, who plays Jace Wayland in the movie, said earlier this year. So Bower had to train hard to be ready to do all of his stunts.
8. Jamie Campbell Bower bukanlah aktor pertama yang dipilih oleh produser untuk memerankan Jace Wayland.
The producers didn’t want Bower to play the role of Jace initially. But once they paired him with Lily Collins and had them read a scene together, their chemistry was undeniable.
9. Fans The Mortal Instruments sangat berperan penting dalam merancang beberapa hal yang muncul dalam film.
When the TMI crew was doing things like designing weapons and gear for the movie, they frequently looked at fan art on the Internet to get a better idea of what people thought things in the book looked like. They didn’t copy any ideas. But they did use the ideas as inspiration.
10. Sequel City of Bones yaitu City of Ashes akan memasuki proses syuting akhir bulan September dan akan dirilis tahun depan.
You won’t have to wait another three years to see a second TMI movie! Once you get done watching the first one today, you’ll only have to wait about a year to see the sequel.