Maybe he will dye his hair blue.
I genuinely have no idea what members of the cast will be dying or cutting their hair or wearing contacts or anything like that. I assume that is the province of the wardrobe and makeup department, people who I have never met or talked to. Possibly after I visit the set I’ll have a better idea or possibly they might want to actually keep that information secret until there are photos of the actors in costume. That stuff would be the decision-making province of a team of people who I don’t know at’all.
As for Max, y’all have to believe me, he really, really isn’t in City of Bones! Neither are the Lightwood parents! The first time we ever meet them is City of Ashes, page 11.
“Jace!” Max, the youngest Lightwood, squeezed his way around Maryse and darted into the room, evading his mother’s reaching hand. “You’re back! You’re all back.” He turned in a circle, grinning at Alec and Isabelle in triumph. “I thought I heard the elevator.”
“And I thought I told you to stay in your room,” said Maryse.
“I don’t remember that,” said Max, with a seriousness that made even Alec smile. Max was small for his age…