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Shadowhunters Debriefs: Interview with Philippe Thibault from Folks VFX
For the second edition of our weekly Shadowhunters Debriefs (a collaboration between ShumDario News and Basic Shadowhunters Stuff) we talked to someone who made the show’s magic happen, literally: Philippe Thibault, VP and VFX Supervisor at Folks VFX, who has been part of the show since the beginning of season
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Shadowhunters Review 3×12: “Original Sin”
Paris, Malec and the Seelie Court – episode 3×12 covered a lot of ground. It also provided a long-awaited reunion and revealed the first glance at Jonathan Morgenstern’s evil plan. So… has anyone already recovered from all the Malec goodness we got this week? No? Don’t worry, we haven’t either.
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Shadowhunters Review 3×11: “Lost Souls”
The long-awaited second half of Shadowhunters season 3 finally arrived last week. Its premiere brought on familiar issues, a new villain – and certainly did not disappoint. It’s been a while, Angels. But after a sheer endless nine-month hiatus and quite the eventful summer, Shadowhunters has finally come back for
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Happy birthday, SDN: A look back on 3 beautiful years of madness.
It has been around three years since a user by the name of @ShumDarioNews was added to Twitter’s ever growing number of accounts. Since then, a lot has changed; the account has grown, both in size and variations, and not to mention how things have changed for the people running
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Magnus and Alec: infinite layers, two hearts – one love
Magnus and Alec: infinite layers, two hearts – one love   Another year, another February, and another Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re showing yourself some love on this day or sharing it with someone close to you, Hugh Grant’s character David in Love, Actually was certainly right when he declared that
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9 thoughts we had while watching the Shadowhunters 3B trailer
  Pain, hurt, misery, a new villain and a wedding – the official trailer for Shadowhunters season 3B is finally out and it left us in awe, but also with one main thought: we need answers. It’s been a long few weeks since we got to see any new material
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What you need to know about the SAG Awards!
The 25th annual SAG Awards are right around the corner, so it’s time to brush up your knowledge on this prestigious award show – and to find out why this year, Harry Shum Jr will be there as more than just a nominee.   For people working in the film
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Matthew Daddario: “Working on a TV show is like a marathon”
Matthew Daddario may have had to hang up Alec Lightwood’s bow and quiver for good, but that doesn’t stop him from still attending Shadowhunters conventions to meet his fans. During last weekend’s Pandemonium Con in London, we once again got the chance to chat with him and talk about acting class,
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Happy birthday, Matthew Daddario: (Some of) the reasons why he truly is one of a kind
Today is October 1st, the first day of the tenth month, the 274th day of the year, the first day of the year’s fourth quarter, and the anniversary of the Mensa International being founded in 1946. Or, as Matthew Daddario would say: the best day of the year. Today marks
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Our Crazy Rich Asians Review With Harry Shum Jr. On Representation And Small Victories
This past month, the long-awaited summer blockbuster, Crazy Rich Asians, finally graced our screens. The movie is a romantic comedy – which isn’t particularly interesting since Hollywood is littered with romantic comedies. What made the movie so highly anticipated was the fact that a major studio was throwing its weight
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The mystery world of conventions and how to navigate your way through it.
There’s no doubt that attending a convention is super fun and exciting. But organizing the whole thing can be tricky and complicated. But it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a little beginner’s guide on how to make sure your convention weekend will be an amazing one. For the Shadowhunters fandom,
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#SaveShadowhunters: the shows’ impact, and why we’re raising hell
The fight to #SaveShadowhunters has been going on for a little over two months. It’s been a time of excessively tweeting and emailing networks about our beloved show, as well as making our voices heard through raising money for charity and buying ad space in Times Square and renting an
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Matthew Daddario “Ideally, I would make a movie every year till I die on a variety of subjects.”
Matthew Daddario captured the attention of many with his performance as Alec Lightwood in the young adult fantasy TV show, Shadowhunters. Alec is a Shadowhunter who, alongside his siblings, has dedicated his life to protect the mundane world from demons. What could have easily been a completely unrelatable story is
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Nicola Correia-Damude “I’ve been very lucky to play a character that’s developed as much as Maryse has.”
At the second Italian Institute convention this summer, Nicola Correia-Damude took the time to catch up with us! In the interview, we talked about Maryse’s future and what Nicola thinks of the growth her character has gone through so far. Read on to see what she said!     SDN:
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Will Tudor “When [Sebastian’s] pretending to be nice, there is this anger and this burning hatred.”
One thing we love about Shadowhunters is how fleshed out the characters are. Fortunately for us, the writers not only have a knack for writing heroes, but also villains that manage to send a shiver down our spines yet somehow come across as vulnerable at the same time. We sat
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Harry Shum Jr. “We have some of the most supportive and resilient fans.”
In the years that we’ve been SDN, Harry Shum Jr. has managed to elude us, that is, until The Hunters of Shadow Con 2 in Paris this summer. Needless to say, we were extremely excited to be able to speak to him after everything that we’ve put into this account,
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Matthew Daddario “I think that Alec is consistently rebellious.”
During “The Hunters of Shadow 2” convention in Paris last month we got to chat with Matthew Daddario, who plays Alec Lightwood on “Shadowhunters”. His character has been a fan-favorite ever since the very first episode, partly because of the significant character development Alec has gone through. In the following
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Alberto Rosende “You’re going to see him at a point you haven’t seen Simon, ever.”
We had the opportunity to talk to the brilliant and talented Alberto Rosende at The Hunters of Shadow 2 convention. We spoke about what’s coming up for Simon in 3B and what that dramatic and emotional mid-season finale means for Simon going forward. We also managed to chat about Rosende
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Dom Sherwood “The hardest thing Jace went through was almost killing Alec.”
At The Hunters of Shadow 2 convention, we sat down with Dominic Sherwood and talked about Jace’s future following the intense season that he had. Dom also touches on the #SaveShadowhunters campaign that we’ve all been fighting hard in and how he feels about all of it. Read on to
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Katherine McNamara “[The cast] are my family and they always will be.”
We managed to speak to the ever intelligent and lovely Katherine McNamara who touched upon Clary’s growth, how incredible the fandom has been in the fight to #SaveShadowhunters and the relationships that she has in the show with other characters including Alec. We were eager to cover an array of
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