If you thought The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones movie was too different from the original book series, you may want to brace yourself before watching the first footage from Shadowhunters.
While the show still looks promising, there are plenty of differences between the first book and the premiere episode footage released exclusively via Buzzfeed. Among the changes, Clary gains her Shadowhunter “sight” after her 18th birthday, gets involved with the fight at Pandemonium, faces a “Creature From The Black Lagoon” style ravener demon, among other things.
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The creators behind the show have made it clear to fans that they don’t plan to stick to the book series too closely and will be combining plots from books 1 and 2 in the first season. Still, we hope there’s more kickass action and less teen antics than we’re
This first footage comes a day after ABC Family (soon to be FreeForm) debuted the first trailer for the show.
Shadowhunters will come to the station in January 2016.