REIGN’s Alan Van Sprang To Portray Valentine in SHADOWHUNTERS

Alan Van Sprang will be the seriously evil antagonist in SHADOWHUNTERS, Valentine Morgenstern!

THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS baddie to end all baddies is coming to television in the form of Alan Van Sprang! The actor, best known for his roles on REIGN and THE TUDORS will play Valentine Morgenstern, the devious Shadowhunter who kidnaps Clary Fray’s mother, Jocelyn. The event is the catalyst that forces Clary to discover her true identity: A demon-slaying member of the nephilim. Oh, and he also has a pretty interesting connection to Clary…

Alan Van Sprang expressed his casting joy on Twitter following the announcement:

The actor received rave reviews for his portrayal of the wicked King Henry II, so we can’t wait to see him take on Valentine Morgenstern!

Van Sprang joins Kat McNamara as Clary Fray, Dominic Sherwood as Jace Lightwood, Alberto Rosende as Simon Lewis, Emeraude Toubia as Isabelle Lightwood, Matthew Daddario as Alec Lightwood, and Isaiah Mustafa as Luke Garroway.

We’re still waiting to see will play Valentine’s unfortunate victim, Jocelyn Fray, enigmatic Institute leader Hodge Starkweather, and the zany High Warlock of Brooklyn, Magnus Bane.