No 'Mortal Instruments' for Alex Pettyfer?

No 'Mortal Instruments' for Alex Pettyfer?

Alex Pettyfer gets ready to bare his chest to Ellen DeGeneres on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which aired TODAY (January 28).

The 20-year-old I Am Number Four actor shared that this was his first talk show appearance in the United States! Here’s to many more!

In other news, according to Vulture (via MTV), it looks like Alex is passing on playing Jace Wayland in the Mortal Instruments series.

“Talks between Screen Gems and reps for Alex Pettyfer have reached an impasse,” the paper reports and added on later, “even though he’s a top choice of vocal Cassandra Clare fans to play the role of Jace, insiders now say a deal won’t be made: We’re told that as much as Pettyfer likes the ‘Instruments’ series, he likes ‘The Last Apprentice’ books even more.”

Alex Pettyfer Loses His Shirt for Ellen DeGeneres
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  • kris



  • Cheska

    he neeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeds to be Jace. he is Jace. PLEAAAAAAAAAAAAASE. besides, what is The Last Apprentice?

  • http://Vanityfair2332 VanityFair2332

    Alex If you don;t play Jace, we wil track you down!

  • smileymileyfan

    omg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 he is sooo cute diana agron (did i spell that right? oh well) is so lucky

  • londonlemming

    @kris: Your comment has no place on this thread.
    @Cheska: I suggest you click on this link's_Apprentice

  • trizia

    Team Pettyfer haha <3

  • trizia

    Team Pettyfer haha <3

  • Kate

    NOOOOOOOOOOO!!! He needs to be Jace! He. Has. To. Be.

  • samantha

    he needs to be jace he’s perfect for the role and i think he have’s amazing carrer in a future with these kind of role

  • samantha

    he needs to play jace he’s the perfect jace…plzz i hope he really play jace

  • angie

    Wow, even though OceanUp is basically gossip stolen from ONTD and made up, they at at least credit their readers for tips or input. I wrote this information in my comment in the last post about Alex Pettyfer when you asked if your readers would want to see him as Jace.

  • Mika

    That was the most amazing video ever.

    1. His lip biting.
    2. His happiness in his “personal life”.
    3. His body.
    4. His nervousness.
    5. He kiss Ellen.

    This guy needs to be Jace.

  • lilian

    Oh please yes! I want him to do the last apprentice so bad. I just love the books.

  • krystel

    yes. him as jace is uber off

  • Chris

    OMG! He need to do that! I only can see him as Jace. Pleasee!! Don’t think too much, just do!

  • mc

    he totally needs to be Jace. really. Alex, we fans, are not asking anymore, we demading!


    GOSH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ALEXANDER YOU ARE SO HOT



  • Yesi

    What a wast! Im so…(Clean language) NOT happy i wish him all the luck, i do, but what!! you know when your far away enough that you can’t tell, yell at someone that there going to walk into a glass door or a wall jaja … thats the feeling I have right now. Bumer, Hey he hear! the fans (us) which i think he has a % because we wanted him as Jace just saying…

  • http://hotmail gracy

    Alex Pettyfer, READ THIS! We need you! If you don’t say yes we will
    1. Eat you for breakfeast|
    2. Saw off your head and put it in a jar
    3. Smash in that pretty little face of yours.
    :) But if your Jace then you will be so cool I will stop giving you curly mustaches on your posters.

  • Leeah

    i hate alex pettyfer. he should be jace, he will loose so much fans plus he is really famous because everyone thought he was jace.

  • Leeah

    mortal instrument is the best book ever, but the movie will be horible because of alex pettyfer not being jace.:( i don`t think im going to watch the movie anymore.:(

  • Leeah

    please be alex pettyfer be jace because: I asked my friend what she wanted for her birthday and she said all she wants is for you to be jace.all I want is for you to be jace. so please alex pettyfer if you like to make dreams and whises to come true you will be jace!!!:)

  • Leeah

    alex pettyfer:please please please be jace. you are the only one who can play jace!!!

  • nessa

    Seriously why wouldn’t you want to be Jace????? You are the one person I had in my head the whole time I was reading the damn book. Please reconsider!!! The guy they chose is so NOT what I pictured. He’s too sweet looking!!!!

>>>>>>> staging1