Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instrument series will be turned into Shadowhunters, a TV drama series that will premiere on ABC Family, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Constantin Film is producing the series, which will begin in May in Toronto.
Shadowhunters is based on the six Mortal Instruments books, which follows Clary Fray’s discovery of the world of Shadowhunters (human-angel hybrids), demons and everything in between. The show will follow an 18 year-old Clary who begins to find out about her hidden past after her mother Jocelyn is kidnapped. With the help of the Shadowhunter Jace and her best friend Simon, Clary learns to maneuver the world of Shadowhunters, while discovering herself along the way.
The cast of the Mortal Instruments TV show has not yet been announced.