Stephanie Bennett cast as Lydia in ‘Shadowhunters’


Stephanie Bennett will play Lydia Branwell in a recurring guest star role in ABC Family’s “Shadowhunters,” the new television adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series, according to The Wrap.

Lydia Branwell is a young “badass” Shadowhunter. Stephanie Bennett is best known for playing Snow White on Disney Channel’s “Descendants” and Piper in Lifetime’s “UnREAL.”

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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