ABC Family has found its 'Jace' in British actor Dominic Sherwood, it was announced Monday by the network. Sherwood was recently seen starring in the feature film "Vampire Academy" and featured in the Taylor Swift "Style" video.
Based on the bestselling young adult fantasy book series "The Mortal Instruments" by Cassandra Clare, "Shadowhunters" follows 18-year-old Clary Fray who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is, but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters - human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons. When her mother, Jocelyn, is kidnapped, Clary is thrown into the world of demon hunting with mysterious Shadowhunter Jace and her best friend, Simon. Now living among faeries, warlocks, vampires and werewolves, Clary begins a journey of self-discovery as she learns more about her past and what her future may hold.
Narcissistic, and lethally gorgeous, Jace is a determined and expert Shadowhunter, and a skilled soldier in a war against demons. After his father is killed, Jace makes it his life mission to seek revenge on the man who is responsible.