Shadowhunters: The Mortal InstrumentsLatest News and Opinion
Posted Friday 1/11/19 at 6:19PM EST
Freeform sets Shadowhunters' return
The third and final season resumes on Feb. 25.
Posted Monday 12/17/18 at 1:35PM EST
Shadowhunters fans were outraged after Freeform mocked their campaign to save the show
During Freeform’s “POPnKnowledge” airing of Toy Story, the cable network showed Woody and his Magic 8 ball. When he shook the ball for an answer to the question “Will Freeform save Shadowhunters if I keep tweeting about it?," the ball responded: “DON’T COUNT ON IT” Shadowhunters fans didn't think the joke was funny. “More than anything," wrote one fan, "it speaks towards the heartless nature of the TV business sometimes and a lack of gratitude sometimes to the fans who are responsible for making shows successful in the first place.”
Posted Wednesday 10/24/18 at 3:17PM EDT
Shadowhunters fans hijack Jimmy Fallon's hashtag game
On Tuesday, Fallon introduced his weekly hashtag game themed around the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot, using the hashtag #IfIWonTheLottery. Shadowhunters fans quickly glommed on to the hashtag, saying they would use the money to revive the canceled Freeform series.
Posted Tuesday 9/04/18 at 9:45AM EDT
Shadowhunters' prop auction inadvertently revealed spoilers from future episodes
The online auction featured spoilers for twists from the final season.
Posted Monday 7/30/18 at 12:49AM EDT
Netflix defends Insatiable as petition calling for its cancelation surpasses 200,000 signatures
Netflix vice president of original series Cindy Holland was asked about the petition to cancel the Debby Ryan series, which has been accused of fat-shaming. “The creator (Lauren Gussis) felt very strongly about exploring these issues based on her own experiences, but satirically, in a very over the top way,” Holland said at the TV press tour. “Ultimately, the message of the show is that what is most important is you feel most comfortable."
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Posted Monday 7/23/18 at 4:11PM EDT
Shadowhunters casts a "new" Jonathan Morgenstern
Luke Baines will recur in the role for the final episodes of the Freeform series, taking over the Jonathan part partially played Will Tudor.
Posted Thursday 6/21/18 at 7:07PM EDT
Shadowhunters fans donate to The Trevor Project in response to Freeform's cancelation
So far, Shadowhunters fans have raised $13,000 in conjunction with their #SaveShadowhunters campaign for the nonprofit that aides LGBTQ youth as part. The fans wanted to "raise awareness and also showcase the generosity of the Shadowhunters fandom."
Posted Tuesday 6/12/18 at 1:37PM EDT
Shadowhunters boss says the series finale will leave fans "deeply satisfied"
In response to a concerned fan, executive producer Todd Slavkin tweeted of the two-hour finale: "It's not rushed. Not at all. It's beautiful."
Posted Tuesday 6/05/18 at 5:25PM EDT
Shadowhunters' cancelation was "purely economic"
Freeform programming chief Karey Burke confirms that its co-producer losing its Netflix deal resulted in the cancelation after three seasons. "We went back and forth with them but ultimately we just couldn’t make the economics work,” she said. “We were very happy creatively with it.”
Posted Monday 6/04/18 at 9:38PM EDT
Freeform cancels Shadowhunters, ending with a two-hour series finale
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The supernatural drama based on The Mortal Instruments book series will wrap up when the second half of Season 3 airs next year, followed by a two-hour series finale. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Shadowhunters was canceled after losing its Netflix streaming deal, which took away its financial viability.
Posted Sunday 10/08/17 at 2:43AM EDT
Freeform orders 10 more Shadowhunters episodes
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Season 3 will consist of 20 episodes, as many as Season 2.