For many actors, signing onto an adaptation of a hit fantasy franchise can be a risky proposition, as these properties often have the power of an impassioned and opinionated fanbase behind them. Freeform’s hit supernatural drama, “Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments” was no exception, and actors like Dominic Sherwood, who stars as fan-favorite Jace Wayland, were under extra scrutiny to get it right. Fortunately, there was no need to worry—showrunner Ed Decter’s interpretation and Sherwood and co.’s performances made the series a runaway hit.
In this clip from a recent Backstage Live interview conducted at our offices in Brooklyn, New York, Sherwood dives into his experiences on the “Shadowhunters” set, over-rehearsing, his best advice for working actors, and more!
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