NYCC: 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,

Freeform Announces Premiere Dates for Season 2 of ‘Beyond,’

Sophomore Season to Premiere Thursday, January 18, With a Two-Hour

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 onTHURSDAY, 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.