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Edited: Mar 13, 2009, 4:00am Top

If there was going to be a movie (and there's a lot of interest) this is who I think should be the cast: *Look at post 12 for my updated cast list*

Jace Wayland aka Jonathon Christopher:
Alex Pettyfer
He has that whole bad boy, big attitude thing going on and he's got the tanned skin and golden curls :) Aww.

Clary Fray:
Emma Stone is in The House Bunny and Superbad. She has those sweet, delicate looks Clary has. Look for yourself: http://images.askmen.com/photos/emma-stone/22721.jpg

Isabelle Lightwood:
I think Demi Lovato would be good for this role, she has naturally pale skin and dark hair and I think she can be as mean as Isabelle.

Alec Lightwood:
Okay, so it's a pretty slim chance he WON'T be Alec but he has the pale skin, dark hair and pretty features. Introducing, Mr. Jackson Rathbone!

Mangus Bane:
The gay, glittery-dressing High Warlock of Brooklyn. What an honour! :) I'm not really even sure if he can speak English but - eh :D I can totally see him in frilly shirts and glittery jeans :)

Clary's unnoticed best friend who happens to be secretly in love with her. I think Michael Cera would be perfect :)

Feb 18, 2009, 3:18am Top

I love your choices for .. Jace, Clary, Simon and Alec :)
Pure awesomeness, Nicks :P
Jace is the best!

Feb 18, 2009, 3:28am Top

Thank you, I love my choices for Jace and Clary and Simon the most. I wish about Alec but I doubt it :(

Feb 18, 2009, 7:25pm Top

Your choices are good

Feb 20, 2009, 5:35pm Top

Thanks :) And I just checked, Emma Stone is 20. Still not too old to play Clary!

Feb 23, 2009, 5:12am Top

I just watched House Bunny again. Emma looks to Uni student age type not around clary's age

Feb 24, 2009, 2:31am Top

Hello, RPattz is 22 and playing a 17 y.o. Emma Stone is 20 and would play a sixteen year old. Clary turns sixteen like halfway through the book. :P

Mar 12, 2009, 11:42am Top

The only one I don't like is Demi Lavato for Isabelle.
I think Isabelle would need to look more harsh than her.
But I love all of the other ones :)

Mar 12, 2009, 9:55pm Top

^ I don't mind her as Isabelle but I couldn't find anyone else. And I want to change the guy that plays Alec to Ben Barnes - he'd be awesome!

Mar 13, 2009, 3:21am Top

I like Jace, Alec and Simon. The girl for Clary is too pretty, she's more beautiful than cute. And Clary is cute. The girl for Isabelle is too exotic looking, in my opinion. Gosh - I sound so mean but I'm not trying to. I think Jace is PERFECT. And the guy for Alec is AWESOME. And Simon too - he's just unexpecting-looking to be Simon but you can see the good-lookingness under the surface, perfect for when he turns into a vampire! I'll change Alec to that guy and Simon to your guy as well. Coming right up ...

Edited: Mar 20, 2009, 4:49am Top

My Dream Cast (it might change) for City of Bones :)

Jace Wayland = Alex Pettyfer:
He's got the bad boy look, golden hair and skin and if you have watched his movies - he's just as cocky but adorable as Jace. AWWW :D If he isn't Jace - I'm gonna be REALLY upset :)

Clary (Clarissa) Fray = Emma Stone:
She is just pretty enough to be Clary - and with the right 'do and make-up she can be a stunner! She looks sweet but from her movies, The House Bunny and Superbad - we know she isn't always! She's got Clary's temper :)

Alec Lightwood = Adam Greggory:
Personally, haven't seen his acting but he has Alec's good looks!

Isabelle Lightwood = Kaya Scodelario or Megan Fox:
^ Kaya
^ Megan
Both of them are absolutely beautiful and looks like how I imagined Isabelle! Plus, for Megan, I know she definitely has that bad girl attitude!

Simon = Kristopher Turner:
Haven't seen him act either but he can totally rock the specs!

Jocelyn Fray = Geena Davis or Molly Ringwald:
^ Geena
^ Molly
Both these actresses are huge stars! They're both great actresses and have the red tresses. I prefer Molly, just because she has more of a resemblance to Emma Stone :)

Valentine = George Clooney:
He can be evil and be totally great at it! Plus, he still is good-looking even silver-haired - just like Valentine! Do I need to even talk about his acting skills?

Magnus Bane = Criss Angel:
Look, he's already in costume, what a darl!

I'll add more as the cast as I go on :) Still need Luke and Hodge! And that fake-witch chick - I forget her name :)

Mar 13, 2009, 5:37pm Top

I like Molly for Jocelyn.
And Clooney would be a great Valentine.

I pictured Isabelle as that exotic.
She is supposed to be beautiful.
And I love Jessica Stroup :)

Yeah, I thought my Alec was perfecto :)

Mar 13, 2009, 6:32pm Top

^ Agree with Alec. He is really perfect :) I don't really like Ali as Isabelle but I can't find anyone I like. Maybe they'll get an unknown to play her.

Mar 17, 2009, 10:30pm Top

Any idea when there is going to be a movie?

Mar 18, 2009, 3:48am Top

No but Cassandra Clare said there is alot of interest from a few producing companies so fingers crossed, SOOON! :)

Apr 7, 2009, 7:09pm Top



Apr 8, 2009, 3:20am Top

If you look at it in the middle, it looks like Cale. CALE :D HAHA! That's a weird name!

Apr 8, 2009, 2:21pm Top

I thought the same thing when I was typing it...0_o

Apr 8, 2009, 9:30pm Top

LOL :) Cale. Ewwies.

Apr 27, 2009, 12:25am Top

I like your Magnus, Alec, Jace and Simon. :)

Apr 27, 2009, 10:43pm Top

I like your Jace, Alec, and Mangus.

Apr 30, 2009, 11:24pm Top

Nice choices

May 5, 2009, 2:44am Top

I think Johnny Depp could totally pull of Magnus! :D

May 7, 2009, 4:03am Top

^I agree! He looks halfway Magnus-fied in POTC.

Jun 10, 2009, 5:01am Top

I love Johnny Depp.
He is an excellent actor
I aspire to be like him
even though I'm a girl

Jun 10, 2009, 5:09am Top

Johnny Depp is so awesome and versatile as an actor.

Jun 12, 2009, 4:24am Top

Yeah..he also does really cool, quirky movies that I really enjoy watching. :)

Edited: Jul 1, 2009, 12:00am Top

I think Jace was perfect, The rest.. I do not see them as those characters...Especially Magnus Bane.
I see him more of a gothic type of personality.
And Demi Lavato as Isabelle? Something is wrong there because Demi Lavato is a HORRIBLE actor.

Look up these characters which i think is a better fit. :
I believe they're going to be the cast?? I'm not sure. And that's IF they make the movie. (BTW, got it off of another cite!) :D

Clary Fray - Alexz Johnson
Jace Wayland (Jonathan Christopher) - Alex Pettyfer
Simon Lewis - Kristopher Turner
Alec Lightwood - Drew Fuller
Isabelle Lightwood - Megan Fox
Jocelyn Fray - Famke Janseen
Luke Garroway (Lucian Graymark) - Scott Speedman
Hodge Starkweather - Bill Nighy
Valentine Morgenstern - Sean Bean

Jul 1, 2009, 2:35am Top

Um..yes, there is going to be a movie but NOTHING else has been confirmed. ALL of the casts on the net are made up..even the one on Cassandra Clare's own page is just people she would like to play the parts.

Jul 6, 2009, 12:18am Top

These are my choices for the cast...I personally think they're perfect :D

Cary - Emma Stone
-- or --
Hayden Panettiere

Jace - Alex Pettyfer

Alec - Chase Crawford

Isabelle - Leighton Meester
-- or --
Kate Beckinsale

Simon - Micheal Cera
-- or --
Kristopher Turner

Valentine - Brad Pitt
-- or --
Wentworth Miller

Luke - Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Magnus - Mike Doyle
-- or --
Gunner Wright
-- or --
Johnny Depp

Hodge - Bill Nighy

Rapheal - Khleo Thomas

Jocelyn - Molly Ringwald
-- or --

Madame Dorothea - Eartha Kitt

Jul 6, 2009, 12:19am Top

P.S. I loke all the other thoughts too they're great :D

Jul 8, 2009, 8:14pm Top

I like your cast too. :)

Aug 4, 2009, 3:16am Top

I don't know why, but since I started reading this series, I totally see Hayden Christensen as Jace...and I think Ed Westwick from Gossip Girl would be a good Alec or maybe Magnus...Drew Roy could work for Alec as well..he's a hottie!

Aug 6, 2009, 5:46am Top

Ed Westwick could totally fill the part of Alec.
Who is Drew Roy?
I think if Lucas Til(sp?) had a different accent or voice(?) he could be Jace.

Aug 7, 2009, 5:03am Top

HOW COULD YOU ATHINA!? ALEX PETTYFER IS THE ONLY ONE FOR JACE! I'M NEVER SPEAKING TO YOU AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!​ :)

Aug 9, 2009, 8:51pm Top

or they could use the people on the front covers?

Aug 10, 2009, 8:33am Top

Those people are just models who are unknown to the acting industry.
Sorry Narlene just making more options but Alex is definitely number one.

Aug 14, 2009, 4:41am Top

^Haha, yeah. I get a little overprotective of the actor for Jace. :)

Aug 17, 2009, 3:54pm Top

before i even read any of this i already had the perfecttt isabelle
and that is
megan fox
she has dark hair, shes not short, un sure how tall she is
shes sexy
she can definatly pull off an isabelle attitude which is
sexy, daring and a good actorr
MEGAN FOX = perfect isabelle

Aug 18, 2009, 5:04am Top

Um sorry but she seems to old and wrong for the part but thats my opinion. In Transformers she seemed like eye candy and not really a character that's necessary for the film.

Aug 23, 2009, 6:07pm Top

Hmm. I don't know about the others but this is who I might cast for the leads.

Clary = Emma Roberts or Bonnie Wright
Jace = Bradley James or Hunter Parrish

Aug 26, 2009, 11:17pm Top

Maybe they'd get some unknowns to play the roles but I do like the idea of Hunter Parrish to play Jace. He seems to right for the part.

Edited: Aug 28, 2009, 4:04pm Top

I totally hate the idea of Alexz Johnson to play Clary. ew. Even though the characters are in high school i always tend to place them as older when i read the books. Here is who i pictured when i read the books...

Clary - Emma Stone

Jace - Christopher Egan

Alec - Steven Strait

Isabell - Nikki Reed

Simon - Michel Cera (i love his mannerisms) or Gordon Joseph-Levitts
^ he even has the round glasses on!

They cut half my post :(

Aug 28, 2009, 4:10pm Top

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Aug 28, 2009, 8:07pm Top

I love Emma Stone for Clary! She's my top choice for Clary as well.
I also like Eric Bana for Valentine. :)

Aug 30, 2009, 5:34am Top

They're pretty good cast choices! I never picture actors I try to imagine them as themselves.

Aug 30, 2009, 7:45pm Top

Me too!

Aug 31, 2009, 8:52am Top

BooGirl, great choices!

Aug 31, 2009, 1:05pm Top

Thanks MDLady...I see you're from Baltimore. We should hang out sometime! ;)

Aug 31, 2009, 6:21pm Top

Not only am I from Baltimore, we like a lot of the same books I see. We could chat about books sometime.

Aug 31, 2009, 6:23pm Top

Wow, that Sam Trammell IS Luke! Great choice!

Sep 1, 2009, 1:12am Top

These are who I would like to see cast as the characters in the movie:
Jace Wayland-Bradley James
Clary Fray-Alexz Johnson
Alec Lightwood-Adam Gregory
Simon Lewis-David Henrie
Sebastian Verlac/Jonathan Morgenstern -Toby Hemingway
Valentine Morgenstern-Billy Zane, Gerard Butler, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, or Jason Issacs
Luke/Lucian Galloway-Dillon McDermott
Isabelle Lightwood-Katie McGrath
Hodge -Gerard butler or Anthony Head

Sep 1, 2009, 1:37am Top

Hodge-Liam Neeson
Jocelyn Fairchild-Sienna Guillory or Embeth Davidtz
Maryse Lightwood-Kate Beckinsale
Maia-Christina Vidal or Jessica Parker Kennedy
Max Lightwood-Jake T. Austin
Robert Lightwood-Hugh Jackman

Sep 1, 2009, 8:06am Top

Who are most of them? I only recognise Hugh Jackman.

Sep 1, 2009, 10:46pm Top

Most if them are reletivly unknown, which is how I think the movie should be cast, with unkown or not so famous actors. You can find out more about them if you google them =D

Sep 4, 2009, 5:32am Top

I chose little-known actors as well. :)

Sep 17, 2009, 7:16am Top

LOL I'm just going to imagine my own characters.

Oct 11, 2009, 5:37pm Top

Your choices are ok.I personally think the ones besides Jace and Magnus are a little iffy. I would love to see G-dragon as Magnus.The Korean pop idol could efinitely portray him, if he worked on keeping his accent under control.

Oct 11, 2009, 7:02pm Top

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Oct 11, 2009, 8:59pm Top

61: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO You cannot make G-Dragon gay. He is to cute and adorable!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And he is blonde now!!!

Oct 20, 2009, 7:48pm Top

I agree with Toni Collette ad Jocelyn 100% :)

Oct 28, 2009, 10:10pm Top

G-Dragon is gay.

And Toni Collette is Aussie! But I don't think she's good for Jocelyn.

Oct 29, 2009, 5:30am Top

G Dragon is not gay.

Nov 1, 2009, 8:41pm Top

Guys who use more hairspray than me and wear glitter are gay in my book.

Dec 19, 2009, 1:38pm Top

This is my cast:

-Bonnie Wright

- Alex Pettyfer

- Nikki Reed

- Adam Gregory

- Michael Cera

- Daniel Craig

- Molly Ringwald

- Ryan Reynolds

- Adam Lambert

- Liam Neeson

- Khleo Thomas

Maryse Lightwood:
- Kate Beckinsale

Robert Lightwood:
- Hugh Jackman

Jan 20, 2010, 9:07pm Top

Well there has been a lot of talk about who is going to play the beloved charachters from the series. I am going to give my God honest opinion on what others have said.

First of all...Megan Fox would not be a good Isabelle because she looks too mature and is movie eye candy...that's it. Second...any red head from Harry Potter needs to stay a red head from Harry Potter. i didn't like that chick in those movies why would i like her in this one. Third, Molly Ringwauld is an awesome actor but she is one for drama and romance not action...she would be out of place. As for Clary we can't have the chick from House Bunny doing it because even if she is twenty she looks too mature.

People think about what the actor looks like compared to the age of the charachter...i love these actors just as much as the next person but come on!

Jan 20, 2010, 9:07pm Top

Oh and here are my choices...they aren't the best ones and are subject to change if a better one comes up but here you go...

I had trouble with clary and will say that they should get an unknown for a lot of these roles but the best choice I have is...Alexz Johnson

Jace was just as hard because you can't just get a pretty boy but I would guess...Alex Pettyfer...fits for now

Alec could have gone two ways with...Steven Strait or Ben Barnes

Isabelle is one i would advise that they go with an unknown but if i had to choose it would be...Taylor Cole...she is a little old but that's fixable

Now Simon was easy...Kristopher Turner

Magnus was another easy one...Adam Lambert...okay he totaly fits the bill and i thought he fit the best

Luke was...Scott Speedman

Hodge fell into two actors...Bill Nighy or Liam Neeson

Valentine was tough but it boiled down to...Eric Bana or Sean Bean

Jocelyn was one of the toughest but if i had to choose it would be Angie Everhart

Sebastion/Jonathon would be a long haired...Alexander Ludwig in my world

Raphael was tough and one that would best be filled by an unknown but sadly if it was filled with an actor it would be...David Henrie...slap some make up one him and yay

Dont tell me that Khleo Thomas would fit...he's not even Latino nor does he look it!

If i had my way the whole cast would be unknown but oh well.

Jan 23, 2010, 12:16am Top

I agree with you about Megan Fox. The Transformers movies should just be called Excuses For Guys to Fawn Over Megan Fox.
She totally draws the attention away from the movie and the rest of the (more important) cast.

I think Adam Lambert would be an awesome Magnus!

I don't like Kristopher Turner that much, and I loathe Alexz Johnson being Clary. NO WAY!

And I absolutely love Alex Pettyfer for Jace and I will cry my eyes out if anyone else is cast.

Also, all THREE books are being made into ONE movie. This is outrageous!!

Jan 25, 2010, 11:54pm Top

yeah like i said i would prefer unknowns for the whole cast especially clary but the fact that all three are going to be one is just ridiculous. there is too much going on to squeeze it into one film!!!

Jul 12, 2010, 11:22am Top

The perfect Clary is: Skyler Samuels I just saw her on a new show on ABC The Gates I think she is perfect and the right age becasue while Emma Stone and whoever else was suggested would be good i think she fits perfectly.
And I love Megan Fox as Isabelle!

Dec 8, 2010, 8:20pm Top

OMG I lawled when i saw that you put G-dragon (Jiyong) for Magnus. Yes, he can speak perfect English (has a bit of an accent), but he's just way too perfect for the part. How amazing would he be for Magnus? That would be an awesome publicity thing for BIG BANG and for him and k-pop music. Lol, I also love how the movie is actually official and I love your cast (still thinking about Jiyong w

Dec 8, 2010, 8:25pm Top

But GD is not gay, nor is he blonde at the moment. He has black hair (again :P) and he would do an awesome job if he knew to keep his accent under control and brushed up on his acting skills a little. HE ISN'T GAY! GOSH! He just likes to wear a lot of colours, in our culture, that WOULD be considered gay, but in the pop Asian fashion idustry, he would be considered a fashion god. He just has a very awesome sense of fashion for where he lives. He just perfect :)

Dec 11, 2010, 10:24pm Top

Every time I think of Jace, I think of Kyle Schmid

He might be a little too old for the part but I think he'd be perfect for it.

Dec 17, 2010, 12:33pm Top

Harper....wow. Just wow. I see Jace in that face. Oh yes.

Dec 24, 2010, 12:03am Top

no way he cant be he doesnt even have blond hair sorry no offence but i cant see it

Dec 24, 2010, 12:05am Top

what does G.A.B.E stand for anyway??

Dec 26, 2010, 12:08am Top

Ok so everyone is going on and on about who they want as everyone. Well, we dont have a say in it, now do we. But im not trying to be mean or anything, so dont be offended.
I will say what i think though-I hope people like this one, cuz i personally think they are all great choices
Clary-Lily Collins
they already chose her, and i think its perfect.
Jace-Alex Pettyfer
Awesome choice.
Alec-Penn Badgley
He played in "Easy A"
Izzy-Selena Gomez, or Megan Fox
Simon-Kristopher Turner
Magnus-Johnny Depp or Adam Lambert
If Johnny can play a hot pirate, he can play a gay warlock.
Luke-Scott Speedman
Valentine-Eric Bana
Jocelyn-Sienna Guillory
She looks great, but i dont know if she will with red hair.

Jan 2, 2011, 9:54pm Top

Alex Pettyfer. Um. Jace. Definitely.

Feb 3, 2011, 3:12am Top

Valentine - James Marsden or luke goss

Luke - The werewolf guy from true blood Joe Joe Manganiello

Magnus Bane - Alexander Skarsgard, merely because he is a god and should be in more films (: ok maybe he shouldn't play magnus but he should be in the film (: but maybe willie garson from sex and the city / white collar would fit. . .. or shane brolly

Simons friend who raps should be the guy who throws up in the cinema in twilight, he seems pretty ideal for that kind of role.

Sebastian - Taylor Kitsch from the covenant

Isabelle - Alexandra Daddario from white collar and percy jackson and the lightning thief, speaking of which the lead guy (logan lerman) would probably make a good alec (:

Hodge - Steven Mackintosh

Alec - Nicholas Hoult


Edited: Feb 23, 2011, 8:58pm Top

I dont agree with many of them.. But i

Apr 25, 2011, 12:42am Top

This is my dream cast:
Though my judgement is horrible.

Clary- Bonnie Wright
Jace- Alex Pettyfer
Valentine- Gerard Butler
Alec- Alex Evans
Isabelle- Selena Gomez (besides the nice personality)
Simon- Josh Hutcherson
Luke-Jensen Ackles
Sebastian/Jonathan- Lucas Till
Magnus- Jonathan Bennett
Hodge-Paul Newman
Jocelyn- Geena Davis

Apr 28, 2011, 10:20pm Top

I really Think all of them are REALLY good.. Except Isabelle..
And Um The Dude You picked For Mangus Bane?
That's GDRagon, A Rapper.. For a Boyband, just thought to point that out..

Apr 30, 2011, 6:00pm Top

psht; i so knew that.....

Jun 8, 2011, 7:40pm Top

emma roberts would also seem to be a perfect fit for Isabelle's role .. :)

alex pettyfer is perfect for Jace .. :)

logan lerman for Alec ... :)

lily collins for Clary ... :)

hahahahha ... just figured it out .. :)

Nov 20, 2011, 5:46pm Top

Wow! I have no idea who could pull off these amazing roles!


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