Casting for ABC Family’s hadowhunters is picking up steam as the network announced today that the roles of Clary’s best friend Simon and Shadowhunter Isabelle Lightwood have been cast.
Alberto Rosende will play Simon and Emeraude Toubia will play the exotic Isabelle. Follow the jump for more.
ABC FAMILY HAS ADDED ALBERTO ROSENDE AND EMERAUDE TOUBIA TO THEIR DEMON HUNTING TEAM FOR THE SAGA SERIES “SHADOWHUNTERS”
Rosende and Toubia Joins Previously Announced Dominic Sherwood as ‘Jace Wayland’
Burbank, CA (May 1, 2015) – ABC Family continues to add to the “Shadowhunters” crew with the casting of Alberto Rosende as ‘Simon’ and Emeraude Toubia as “Isabelle Lightwood.” It was announced today by the network. #SimonandIsabelle
Based on the bestselling young adult fantasy book series The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare, “Shadowhunters” follows 18-year-old Clary Fray, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters – human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons. When her mother Jocelyn is kidnapped, Clary is thrown into the world of demon hunting with mysterious Shadowhunter Jace and her best friend, Simon. Now living among faeries, warlocks, vampires and werewolves, Clary begins a journey of self-discovery as she learns more about her past and what her future may hold.
Intelligent, very handsome in a non-calculated kind of way, Simon is Clary Fray’s long-time best friend. He’s the first to find humor in any situation. An accounting student by day, Simon spends his free time performing in a band. His loyalty and feelings for Clary are tested as he fights alongside her on an epic journey.
Isabelle is an exotic-looking, model-beautiful Shadowhunter. An expert with her whip, she’s as lethal as she is attractive. A trained fighter who can kick-ass in high-heels, Isabelle’s one weakness is her choice in men – always going for the bad boy.
“Shadowhunters” is produced by Constantin Film and executive produced by Ed Decter and McG. McG will also direct the first episode. Dominic Sherwood (“Vampire Academy”) was previously announced for the role of ‘Jace.’
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