simon & alisha

Representation at it’s best

Magnus Bane: Bisexual Male of Color who is unapologetically himself, also portrayed by the beautiful Harry Shum Jr. an Asian American actor and a MOC.

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Alec Lightwood: An openly gay man  

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Malec: A healthy same sex relationship

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Raphael Santiago: An CANON Asexual character who is expressive of his sexuality

Originally posted by magnusandalec

Izzy Lightwood: A strong woman who is in every way equal to her male peers being portrayed by the lovely Emeraude Toubia who is half Latina and half Lebanese.

Originally posted by stydiaislove

SImon Lewis: A jewish vampire, portrayed perfectly by Alberto Rosende who is Latino

Originally posted by shadowhunters-wonderland

Luke Garroway: played by Isaiah Mustafa who is a Black actor portraying an originally white character.

Originally posted by shadowhunterspocdaily

Not only the main cast but the recurring cast is also vastly diverse

Maia Roberts

Originally posted by deamaia

Maryse Lightwood

Originally posted by magnusandalec

Meliorn

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Victor Aldertree

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Raj 

Originally posted by alecsagitta

SHADOWHUNTERS IS A WORK OF ART

“You know I’ve been stopped by cops for no other reason than being Black, but I thought the Shadowhunters were more evolved than that.”

MAIA GO FUCKING OFFFFFFFFFFF BITCH EXPLAIN OUR STRUGGLE YES SHADOWHUNTERS FOR BRINGING OUR ISSUES TO LIGHT IM SHOOK

WHERE IS MY WIG

Shadowhunters NYCC Panel

Just a few things from the panel

 ( @alecbaene , @immortal-husbands )

  • Isaiah says that at the beginning of s3, Luke is suffereing from “one hell of a hangover”
  • After Ollie confronts Luke about being a werewolf, his protectiveness over the pack shows even more, especially with Maia.
  • Alisha said that Simon’s deal with the Seelie Queen will have a negative effect on his relationship with Maia. “She’s kind of obsessed with him.”
  • Alisha has more seasons with the other girls in s3
  • Matt is concerned for Alec, as Alec’s stress levels are growing higher, which is an issue because its just at a time where he is reaching the more complex parts of his relationship with Magnus.
  • The mortality/immortality issue will be explored
  • Kat is excited for the stunts, especially because theyve just filmed their first ever dual wire stunt
  • Izzy is the new weapons master at the NY institute
  • “Jace is a workaholic”
  • Lilth will be played by Ana Hopkins. She appears in the first few episodes.
  • Javier Munoz, from the broadway show Hamilton, will be joining the cast, as an adversary of Magnus Bane
  • Lilth is coming for Jace because he hurt Sebastian. Her blood runs through Sebastians veins and he is as good as her son
  • S3 will air on April 3rd
  • Alisha said that she loves how the realtionships are expanded upon and develop more fthan what is in  the books
  • Jordan will appear, but his story line will be different than in the books
  • If Matt were to give advice to Alec he’d tell him to “Relax and think things through.” 
  • Alisha would tell Maia all about forgiveness.
  • Matt and ALisha were discussing werewolf/vampire “relations” and how super speed can be handy ;)
  • Kat would tell Clary to “Trust her gut”
  • Isaiah would tell Luke to “buy some earmuffs and blindfolds because he doesnt want to see what goes on in that boathouse.”
  • We’ll get to see more of Luke’s backstory and the trauma of going form being a shadowhunter to a werewolf.
  • Cleophas will return
  • Matt gave his love is love shirt to a fan, he also signed it, thn the cast all came down to hug the fan
  • Alec’s individual journey will be explored. He starts off as having a lot of political capital and goes through his journey in the clave….and thats that
  • Isaiah said the fandom is like, “you guys are like a warm fuzzy blanket in front of a fire”