(photo from Glamour Magazine UK)
Today (July 3), Cassandra Clare and Jamie Campbell Bower sat down with @GlamourMagUK for an interview to discuss 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones' via Twitter.
Glamour Magazine transcribed the Q&A from twitter into a normal interview, if you would like to visit their site click here. But we also have it below:
Which characters are the best role models in The Mortal Instruments?Cassandra Clare: Each has something different to teach people.
How hard was it doing stunts? Have you recovered?Jamie Campbell Bower: Very difficult and no, I’m still sore and going back to do number two [City of Ashes]!
Best joke on set?Jamie: We had a lot of private ones, but none made much sense. I was probably the biggest joker.
Favorite and least favorite things about Jace?Cassie: Favourite – that he’s loyal. Least favourite he doesn’t think before he acts.Jamie: Most favourite is his vulnerability; least favourite – the same as Cassie.
How did the idea of this book series come about?Cassie: I was inspired after going to magical New York City.
Jamie, you’ve said Lily is amazing as Clary, what was your favourite scene to film with her? Jamie: The Greenhouse scene.
If you could play any other character, who would you play? Cassie: Magnus! Jamie: Madame Dorethea.Has the character of Jace inspired or changed you?Jamie: A lot. There are parts of Jace in me that I didn’t know existed.What was it that made Jamie’s audition stand out? Cassie: Jace goes through lots of emotional changes & Jamie was the the only person I saw who could do that.What was your favourite weapon to play with and why? Jamie: The staff, because I’ve never wielded a staff before.Do you feel more identified with Jace before or after meeting Clary? Jamie: After.Cassie, could you give any hints to the plot of the last book?Cassie: We leave this world entirely, for a different world.What’s the #1 perk of being a shadowhunter?Jamie: Leather.If you could be any of the characters from City Of Bones who would you be? Cassie: Someone mundane & not in danger Jamie: The cat, Church.Jamie, is it true that you got a rune tattoo?Jamie: It’s not true. I’m getting a tattoo but I'm not getting a rune. I know what I’m getting.Best Jace line?Jamie: “To love is to destroy” – it’s pretty accurate.Cassie: “If you want me to rip my clothes off you should have just asked.” Jamie, any plans for releasing some of your music on iTunes?Jamie: Yes, lots of plans.Cassie, did your perception of the characters change after seeing the film?Cassie: Yes, when I’m writing I picture the actors.Shadowhunter, vampire, warlock, werewolf or mundane?Jamie: Shadowhunter.Cassie: Warlock.What are you looking forward to, in the City of Ashes film?Cassie: The court sceneJamie: The development of characters.Which celebrity do you think is secretly a shadowhunter? Cassie: David Bowie Jamie: The HoffWould you consider doing a song for the soundtrack? Jamie: Absolutely. Unfortunately it didn’t happen this time.When are you back training for City of Ashes?Jamie: Right now. It’s killing me. I shouldn’t have eaten that pizza yesterday.Cassie, how do you make the decision of kill a character? How do you feel after?Cassie: I know from the start, there’s an arc.If you were a warlock what would be your mark?Cassie: Gills so I can find treasure underwater. I love scuba-diving but I hate all the equipment.Jamie, what was your first reaction when you found out you got cast?Jamie: I was shocked. I was prepared for a 'no'. I opened a celebratory beverage, watching Eurovision.When are you going to start filming City of Ashes?Jamie: End of September.Which actor do you look up to?Jamie: Old school actors & generally actresses. I love Audrey Hepburn.Cassie, who inspired you for the character of Jace?Cassie: A bit Mr Darcy & Heathcliffe and a bit of people I’ve met in real life.
Well that concludes their twitter interview but they also shared another photo!
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