‘Shadowhunters’ Get Their Main Cast

***UPDATE: Alan Van Sprang has been cast as Valentine Morgenstern

Is everyone as excited as I am to see ABC Family’s Shadowhunters?

Based on Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments Series, the show¬†follows Clarissa “Clary” Fray as she finds herself entangled in the supernatural world of the Shadowhunters, beings with angelic blood as they battle demons and other creatures who seek to harm mundane humans.

Shadowhunters is produced by Constantin Films with McG and Ed Decter serving as executive producers.

While we are still waiting to find out who will play Magnus Bane and Jocelyn Fray, most of the main roles have been cast. Scroll down to find out!

Katherine McNamara

Katherine McNamara as Clarissa “Clary” Fray

Dominic Sherwood

Dominic Sherwood as Jace Wayland


Alan Van Sprang as Valentine Morgenstern


Alberto Rosende as Simon Lewis

BONUS: here’s Alberto wearing Simon glasses!!



Emeraude Toubia as Isabelle Lightwood


Matthew Daddario as Alec Lightwood


Isaiah Mustafa as Luke Garroway


How do you feel about the casting? Who do you want to play Magnus and Jocelyn? Comment below and let us know!

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Nicole is the Features Editor for The Workprint. She may or may not be addicted to coffee, audiobooks, and sci-fi.

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  1. Well, whoever plays Magnus, Jocelyn, or Valentine, I hope they’ll do Cassandra Clare’s characters justice! Which I’m sure they will. McG hasn’t let us down so far!
    Although, I’d like to say, Godfrey Gao will always be Magnus Bane to me, and I’ll miss him.

  2. who played Malfoys dad in harry potter? cause he should play Valentine, yes, Godfrey Gao should be Magnus Bane! and the guy to played Gilles in Buffy The Vampire Slayer should be Hodge Starkweather.

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