Producer Don Carmody wants to see ‘The Mortal Instruments’ on TV

Global News

ABOVE: Producer Don Carmody talks about plans to turn The Mortal Instruments into a limited TV series.

TORONTO — Producer Don Carmody said this week plans are in place to bring popular young adult fantasy series The Mortal Instruments to the small screen.

At the Canadian Screen Awards on Sunday night, Global News asked Carmody if he was disappointed by the box office reception for the 2013 film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

“Disappointed when something does $150 million? Yes, unfortunately we were,” he admitted. “We were hoping it was going to be another Twilight or [Hunger Games] or whatever, and it didn’t go that way.”

The movie, which was shot in Ontario, actually grossed only $91 million worldwide despite an aggressive marketing push. In the U.S. and Canada, it opened in third place with only $9.3 million and dropped a whopping 35 per cent in its…

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