VIDEO: Author Cassandra Clare and Producer McG talk ‘Shadowhunters’!

Cassandra Clare and McG for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: Bryan Caputo/The Daily Quirk)

Cassandra Clare and McG for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: Bryan Caputo/The Daily Quirk)

The Daily Quirk caught up with The Mortal Instruments Author Cassandra Clare and Shadowhunters Producer McG at this year’s New York City Comic-Con and we’re bringing you an exclusive interview! Shadowhunters, based on the best-selling book series by Clare, follows Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara) as she discovers she is not who she thinks she is after crossing paths with a mysterious “shadowhunter” named Jace (Dominic Sherwood). Watch the the video below to find out what attracted McG to the project, and what fans can expect when show premieres on ABC Family in January 2016! Continue reading

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VIDEO: Showrunner Ed Decter and Isaiah Mustafa talk ‘Shadowhunters’!

Showrunner Ed Decter and Isaiah Mustafa for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: Bryan Caputo/The Daily Quirk)

Showrunner Ed Decter and Isaiah Mustafa for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: Bryan Caputo/The Daily Quirk)

The Daily Quirk caught up with Shadowhunters star Isaiah Mustafa and shrowrunner Ed Decter at this year’s New York City Comic-Con and we’re bringing you an exclusive interview! Shadowhunters, based on the best-selling book series by Cassandra Clare, follows Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara) as she discovers she is not who she thinks she is after crossing paths with a mysterious “shadowhunter” named Jace (Dominic Sherwood). Continue reading

VIDEO: Katherine McNamara and Dominic Sherwood talk ‘Shadowhunters’!

Katherine McNamara and Dominic Sherwood for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: ABC Family/Lou Rocco)

Katherine McNamara and Dominic Sherwood for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: ABC Family/Lou Rocco)

The Daily Quirk caught up with Shadowhunters stars Katherine McNamara and Dominic Sherwood at this year’s New York City Comic-Con and we’re bringing you an exclusive interview! Shadowhunters, based on the best-selling book series by Cassandra Clare, follows Clary Fray (McNamara) as she discovers she is not who she thinks she is after crossing paths with a mysterious “shadowhunter” named Jace (Sherwood). Watch the the video below to find out what attracted McNamara and Sherwood to the to the roles, and what fans can expect when show premieres on ABC Family in January 2016! Continue reading

VIDEO: Harry Shum Jr. and Matthew Daddario talk ‘Shadowhunters’!

Harry Shum Jr. and Matthew Daddario for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: ABC Family/Lou Rocco)

Harry Shum Jr. and Matthew Daddario for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: ABC Family/Lou Rocco)

The Daily Quirk caught up with Shadowhunters stars Harry Shum Jr. and Matthew Daddario at this year’s New York City Comic-Con and we’re bringing you an exclusive interview! Shadowhunters, based on the best-selling book series by Cassandra Clare, follows Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara) as she discovers she is not who she thinks she is after crossing paths with a mysterious “shadowhunter” named Jace (Dominic Sherwood). Continue reading

VIDEO: Alberto Rosende and Emeraude Toubia talk ‘Shadowhunters’!

Alberto Rosende and Emeraude Toubia for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: ABC Family/Lou Rocco)

Alberto Rosende and Emeraude Toubia for SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: ABC Family/Lou Rocco)

The Daily Quirk caught up with Shadowhunters stars Alberto Rosende and Emeraude Toubia at this year’s New York City Comic-Con and we’re bringing you an exclusive interview! Shadowhunters, based on the best-selling book series by Cassandra Clare, follows Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara) as she discovers she is not who she thinks she is after crossing paths with a mysterious “shadowhunter” named Jace (Dominic Sherwood). Continue reading

Shadowhunters: What We Hope the New ‘The Mortal Insturments’ Show Gets Right

SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: ABCFamily)

SHADOWHUNTERS (Image Credit: ABCFamily)

Cassandra Clare fans around the world felt the sting of betrayal when 2013’s The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones was released in theaters…and then belly flopped. Big time. But now, the tale of a group of demon-fighting warriors and the teenage girl who gets thrown smack into the center of their world is getting a second chance at life with ABC Family’s Shadowhunters, set to premiere in early 2016. Continue reading

THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES (Image Credit: 2013 Constantin Film International GmbH and Unique Features (TMI) Inc.)

The Best (and the worst) of Young Adult Book-to-Movie Adaptations

THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES (Image Credit: 2013 Constantin Film International GmbH and Unique Features (TMI) Inc.)

THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES (Image Credit: 2013 Constantin Film International GmbH and Unique Features (TMI) Inc.)

One of the best parts about first reading a book is being able to create the world inside of your head. The author guides you, but it’s up to your mind to fill in the blanks. You get to imagine everything for the first time, from what the characters look like to the ambiguous items and places they encounter. These days, however, our imagination isn’t the only one bringing a story to life. Young adult book-to-movie adaptations are growing in popularity, causing production companies to turn our favorite fictional characters and their stories into something we can actually see. There are so many mixed emotions that come from these adaptations; from the moment the book is optioned, to when the credits roll at the end of the film. Some adaptations leave us walking away beyond satisfied, happy to have seen something we hold so dear being brought to life exactly as we’d hoped. But that’s not always the case. Here are some of the best, and some of the worst book-to-movie adaptations: Continue reading

Check out the latest images from “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”!

Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace Wayland and Lily Collins as Clary Fray in THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES (Image Credit: 2013 Constantin Film International GmbH and Unique Features (TMI) Inc.)

Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace Wayland and Lily Collins as Clary Fray in THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES (Image Credit: 2013 Constantin Film International GmbH and Unique Features (TMI) Inc.)

Check out the latest stills from The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, starring Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, and Robert Sheehan, before the film hits theaters August 21st!