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Shadowhunters 

Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (original title)
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After her mother disappears, Clary must venture into the dark world of demon hunting, and embrace her new role among the Shadowhunters.

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Ed Decter
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Katherine McNamara ...  Clary Fray 55 episodes, 2016-2019
Dominic Sherwood ...  Jace Wayland 55 episodes, 2016-2019
Alberto Rosende ...  Simon Lewis 55 episodes, 2016-2019
Matthew Daddario ...  Alec Lightwood 55 episodes, 2016-2019
Emeraude Toubia ...  Isabelle Lightwood 55 episodes, 2016-2019
Isaiah Mustafa ...  Luke Garroway 55 episodes, 2016-2019
Harry Shum Jr. ...  Magnus Bane / ... 55 episodes, 2016-2019
Alisha Wainwright ...  Maia Roberts 35 episodes, 2017-2019
David Castro ...  Raphael Santiago 30 episodes, 2016-2019
Alan Van Sprang ...  Valentine Morgenstern / ... 25 episodes, 2016-2018
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Storyline

Clary Fray is a normal teenager living in Brooklyn with her mother. One day, she discovers that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters; humans born with angelic blood that fight to protect our world from demons. After her mother is kidnapped, Clary must team up with three Shadowhunters: Jace, Alec and Isabelle and her best friend Simon on a quest to find her mother and recover her past. Written by Emma Wolfe

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demon | warlock | vampire | werewolf | rune | See All (25) »

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All the legends are true


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Matthew Daddario (Alec) originally auditioned for the role of Jace. Upon seeing his audition, author Cassandra Clare told the casting directors he'd make a better Alec, and he got the role. See more »

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This Is The Hunt by Ruelle
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Don't give up. This is a great adaptation.
17 January 2016 | by gustafsonloriSee all my reviews

When I saw the previews I was nervous it would be like the deplorable movie. I am a huge fan of the series.It makes sense to keep it a series instead of trying to make movies of all the movies. I will be interested to see how they will follow the books. Will each season be a single book? Will they combine books. Either way, I'm excited to keep watching. The casting in the movie was horrible. Magnus was a joke. The casting for the series is spot on. I'm pretty picky when it comes to casting. I am disappointed with the institute as others have stated. I enjoyed Simon and Jace's humor. I find the use of the different weapons interesting and didn't think the effects were cheesy. Please please remember that it is very difficult to make an adaptation of a book into a movie or series. We were spoiled with Harry Potter and the Hunger Games. I'm definitely going to keep watching.


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