British actor/model Dominic Sherwood will star as Jace in "Shadowhunters," the ABC Family a drama based on author Cassandra Clare's bestselling YA novels "The Mortal Instruments."
The 25-year-old Sherwood his best known for his roles in the 2014 film "Vampire Academy" and the music video for Taylor Swift's "Style."
"The Mortal Instruments" centers on Clary Fray, who discovers on her 18th birthday that she descends from a long line of Shadowhunters, human-angel hybrids who hunt demons. When her mother is kidnapped, Clary is drawn into the world of demon hunting with the mysterious Jace (played by Jamie Campbell Bower in the 2013 film "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones") and her best friend Simon. The role of Clary hasn't been cast yet.
Production is set to begin in May in Toronto.