×

‘Shadowhunters’ Casts ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Will Tudor as Sebastian

After months of speculation, Freeform has announced who will play the role of Sebastian in thesupernatural series “Shadowhunters .

Game of Thrones” and “Humans” alum Will Tudor has nabbed the part, and will join the cast of angelic demon-hunters as a recurring guest star in the latter half of the second season.

Inspired by “The Mortal Instruments” series by Cassandra Clare, “Shadowhunters” follows newly initiated Shadowhunter Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara), who discovers her heritage as a human-angel hybrid who hunt demons on her birthday. Clary is helped by fellow hunters Jace (Dominic Sherwood), Isabelle (Emeraude Toubia), Alec (Matthew Daddario) and new best friend Simon (Alberto Rosende) in navigating the world only just revealed to her, full of faeries, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and demons.

Sebastian joins the New York Institute, a safehouse for the hunters and other needy folk, from a foreign Institute after he befriends one of the show’s main characters. Sebastian is described as charming, brilliant, and profoundly educated, making him and his unrivaled fighting abilities a real boon to the existing Shadowhunter team.

Tudor will begin his role as a recurring character later this season.

“Shadowhunters” is currently in the midst of its second season, which airs Mondays at 8 p.m.

More TV

  • Mipcom Wrap: The Shows, News, Trends

    Mipcom Wrap: The Shows, News, Trends and Talking Points in Cannes

    Mipcom remains the biggest international TV get-together of the year, and that makes Cannes in October the place where the industry takes stock. How programming is made, bought and sold is changing, as is the array of platforms that carry content. Here are takeaways from Mipcom 2019. Good Buzz – but No Title Dominates No [...]

  • Amazon Orders ‘All or Nothing: Tottenham

    Amazon Orders ‘All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur’ Soccer Doc Series

    Amazon has greenlit a new “All or Nothing” sports documentary series, this time following London-based soccer team Tottenham Hotspur. “All or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur” will follow a year in the life of the team, charting the ongoing 2019-20 season. The squad made it to the final of the European Champions League last year, losing to [...]

  • Steve Kornacki

    Steve Kornacki, Chris Matthews Stand at Center of New NBC News Podcasts

    After vowing to press ahead more directly into the world of podcasts, NBC News is readying the launch of three additional audio shows centered around politics. “Article II” will help listeners understand the impeachment process. The program, new episodes of which are slated to debut Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays as people head for their evening [...]

  • FIRMA-ACUERDO-AMERICA-TV-THE-MEDIAPRO-STUDIO-PHOTO

    The Mediapro Studio, America TV Strike Three Series Co-Production Alliance

    Spanish TV giant The Mediapro Studio has inked a three-year collaboration deal with Argentine broadcaster America TV, aimed at developing, producing and distributing original content. The agreement will see the production of three series to be distributed in the global market, the companies said Thursday in a statement. No details of the projects were revealed. [...]

  • Trentino Leads By Example With Eco-Friendly

    Trentino Film Commission Leads by Example With Eco-Friendly Program T-Green

    In 2015, Luca Ferrario set out to lead by example. Though many European commissions already offered sustainability programs, none, he felt, did so in ways that could flourish in his own back yard. “Most of my colleagues offered guidelines to follow, only those were not enough, at least not in Italy,” says Ferrario, who is [...]

  • American Son review

    TV News Roundup: Netflix Releases 'American Son' Trailer

    In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix released the trailer for “American Son” starring Kerry Washington and first looks at Dolly Parton’s new anthology series, “Heartstrings.” FIRST LOOKS Netflix has released the trailer for “American Son,” which premieres Nov. 1 on the streaming service. Directed by Tony award-winner Kenny Leon, the film is based on the [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content