SHADOWHUNTERS Global Rights Picked Up By Netflix

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The TV adaption of YA Megahit Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments has been acquired by Netflix.

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The deal means simply that the show will air first on ABC Family (soon to be Freeform) then be available the next day on Netflix.

The TV series follows Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara), who discovers on her 18th birthday that she comes from a long line of Shadowhunters – humans born with angelic blood who protect humanity from demons. When her mother Jocelyn is kidnapped by a powerful foe from her past, Clary is thrown into a new life of demon hunting under the guidance of charming and headstrong Shadowhunter Jace Wayland (Dominic Sherwood). Now living in the Shadow World among warlocks, vampires, werewolves and faeries, Clary begins a journey of self-discovery as she learns more about her past and what her future may hold.

SOURCE: Deadline.com