[10/07/17 - 10:32 AM] Breaking News from Freeform's New York Comic Con Panels Highlights include an additional 10-episode pickup for "Shadowhunters" to air next summer.
[via press release from Freeform]
BREAKING NEWS FROM FREEFORM'S NEW YORK COMIC CON PANELS
At Freeform's panel presentations at New York Comic Con held in New York today at Madison Square Garden, Disney's young adult television and streaming network reinforced its commitment to genre programming with back-to-back panels of hit original series "Shadowhunters" and Beyond." Casting news and first-look footage below. More to come later this afternoon from the panel for the highly anticipated new mermaid series, "Siren."
Freeform Announces Premiere Dates for Season 2 of 'Beyond,'
Sophomore Season to Premiere Thursday, January 18, With a Two-Hour Premiere;
Extended Sneak Peek Will Debut on Thursday, December 28
"Beyond" kicked off the Freeform Super Sci-Fi panel by announcing that season 2 of the series will premiere on THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018, at 8 p.m. EST, with a two-hour premiere. Additionally, in anticipation of the season premiere, the network will air a 30-minute extended sneak peek of the upcoming season on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, at 10:30 p.m. EST, presenting viewers with behind-the-scenes secrets and a special look at what's to come.
Freeform Releases First-Look Clip of 'Beyond' and Executive Producers Reveal Details
About Upcoming Season
The network debuted a special first look at the eagerly awaited new season and executive producers Adam Nussdorf, David Eick and Tim Kring revealed that this year would focus on Holden's struggle whether or not he wants to embrace his powers and the consequences of his actions during the last season. The producers were joined by series stars Burkely Duffield ("Holden"), Dilan Gwyn ("Willa") and new series regular, Eden Brolin ("Charlie"), who teased their characters' love triangle will only get more complicated.
From Imperative Entertainment and Automatik, "Beyond" is created, written and executive produced by Adam Nussdorf. Tim Kring, David Eick, Steven Adelson, Dan Friedkin, Justin Levy and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones serve as executive producers. "Beyond" stars Burkely Duffield as Holden Matthews, Romy Rosemont as Diane Matthews, Michael McGrady as Tom Matthews, Jonathan Whitesell as Luke Matthews, Dilan Gwyn as Willa, Jeff Pierre as Jeff McArdle and Eden Brolin as Charlie Singer.
Freeform Announces Premiere Date for 'Shadowhunters,'
Series Will Return for Season 3 on Tuesday, April 3; Exclusive Extended First Look Revealed
At the "Shadowhunters" panel, EPs and cast gave fans an exclusive first look at season three which will premiere on TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2018, at 8 p.m. EDT.
Freeform Announces 10 Additional Episodes for 'Shadowhunters'
Freeform announced an additional 10-episode pickup for "Shadowhunters" to air next summer.
Freeform Announces Broadway star Javier Muñoz ('Hamilton') and Actress Anna Hopkins ('Arrow') Will Be Joining the Cast This Season; Special Video Announcement from Javier Muñoz Revealed
Muñoz and Hopkins will guest star in season three as two new adversaries for our Shadowhunters crew - this season's main villain, Lilith, played by Anna Hopkins ("Arrow") and a rival warlock for Magnus Bane played by Javier Muñoz ("Hamilton"). Muñoz couldn't be there in person but sent along a special video to fans that was played during the panel.
"Shadowhunters" is produced by Constantin Film and executive produced by Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, McG and Matt Hastings. The series stars Katherine McNamara as Clary Fray, Dominic Sherwood as Jace Herondale, Alberto Rosende as Simon Lewis, Emeraude Toubia as Isabelle Lightwood, Matthew Daddario as Alec Lightwood, Isaiah Mustafa as Luke Garroway, Alisha Wainwright as Maia Roberts and Harry Shum Jr. as Magnus Bane.
Part of the Disney|ABC Television Group, Freeform connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold original programming and immersive social engagement. As Disney's young adult television and streaming network, it delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan-favorite movies and the holiday events "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." The Freeform app is a service that allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.