Fans of Cassandra Clare‘s Mortal Instruments series want to know every detail of the casting of the new “Shadowhunters” TV show, down to the minor side characters – and that includes the casting of both Robert and Max Lightwood. Robert Lightwood will be played by Paulino Nunes. Max Lightwood will be played by Jack Fulton.
Cassandra Clare announced the casting on her Tumblr.
Nunes previously starred in “Bitten,” “Saving Hope” and “The Strain.” Fulton had roles in “Pay the Ghost” and “Odd Squad.”
The adaptation will begin right at the start of City of Bones, the first book in the Mortal Instruments series. Clary Fray’s mother is kidnapped, forcing Fray into the dangerous world of the Shadowhunters. The cast includes includes Katherine McNamara as Clary Fray, Emereaude Toubia as Isabelle Lightwood, Dominic Sherwood as Jace Wayland, Alberto Rosende as Simon Lewis, Harry Shum Jr. as Magnus Bane, Matthew Daddario as Alec Lightwood and Isaiah Mustafa as Luke Garroway.
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