Interviews

"Directing, of course, but at the same time I would rather see Isaiah direct first and then I’d like to see Harry, if he’s interested, direct." - Matthew Daddario

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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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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Jade Hassouné “[Without his magic] Meliorn would be free.”
It’s been a while since we spoke to the amazingly talented Jade Hassouné and we were eager to catch up with him at the The Hunters of Shadow Con 2 in Paris! Read on as he speaks a little bit about the #SaveShadowhunters campaign and what his dream storyline for
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Emeraude Toubia “[Alec and Izzy] are always going to be there to support each other.”
Izzy had been a fan favorite and seeing her on-screen, whether it’s killing some demons or being a wonderful sister and friend, is always such a lovely treat. We honestly can’t get enough of her. We sat down with Emeraude Toubia and asked her some burning questions about what’s in
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Joshua Butler “The Malec fandom: They notice everything.”
This week we had the amazing opportunity to talk to Joshua Butler, the director of Shadowhunters’ “Salt In The Wound”. He previously directed the midseason finale for season 2, giving us one of the most iconic Malec moments to date. In this exclusive interview, he discusses how he prepares for
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Anna Hopkins “Lilith (…) doesn’t care for humans.”
For season 3 Shadowhunters brought in a new villain – Lilith, the mother of all demons. Last week we were lucky enough to talk to Anna Hopkins, who plays Lilith, and chat a little about her character. In the following exclusive interview, Anna talks about how mythology helped her prepare
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Kaitlyn Leeb “Camille is smart (…) and always remains in control.”
Last week we were lucky enough to be able to interview Kaitlyn Leeb, who plays Camille Belcourt on Shadowhunters. On the show we know Camille as one of the most powerful Vampires and the former leader of the Brooklyn Clan, as well as for her past relationship with Magnus.
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Amanda Row “Magnus’ gold sheets were not an accident!”
We had the great honor and privilege of interviewing Amanda Row, the director of Shadowhunters’ “Awake, Arise, or Be Forever Fallen“. Amanda, who had previously worked on shows such as Hemlock Grove and Minority Report amongst others, was kind enough to take the time to answer our questions.
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Nicola Correia-Damude “Maryse has been through a lot.”
This week we had the chance to interview Nicola Correia-Damude, who plays Maryse Lightwood on Shadowhunters. We know her character as a confident leader in both the Lightwood family and the Clave, but especially in season 2 we’ve seen a new side of her.
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Isaiah Mustafa “Teenagers have more power than they realize.”
This week, we had the amazing opportunity to have our very own Isaiah Mustafa on the phone for an interview. We spent fun-filled quality time with him talking all things Luke and Shadowhunters.
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Matthew Daddario “Alec definitely started to question himself.”
During The Italian Institute Convention in Milan we had the amazing opportunity to sit down and interview Matthew Daddario in person to talk to him about his experiences playing Alec Lightwood on Shadowhunters, as well as ask other questions about his career.
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Alberto Rosende “Simon is selfless and wants to be a better man.”
Last weekend members of the ShumDario News team attended The Italian Institute convention in Milan, Italy, which featured several stars from Freeform’s hit sci-fi/fantasy series Shadowhunters.
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Alisha Wainwr. “If Maia believes in something, she will see it through.”
ShumDario News had the pleasure of attending “The Hunters of Shadow” convention in Paris, which featured several stars of Freeform‘s sci-fi/fantasy drama Shadowhunters. We had the privilege of sitting down to talk with Alisha Wainwright, who plays Maia on the show.
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