Saturday, October 7, 2017

Freeform Sets Premiere Dates for 'Beyond,' 'Shadowhunters' and 'Siren'

Freeform has today announced premieres dates for its original drama series Beyond, Shadowhunters and Siren. The announcement came during the shows' panels at New York Comic-Con.

The second season of Beyond will open with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, January 18 at 8/7c. 

The drama stars Burkely Duffield, Romy Rosemont, Michael McGrady, Jonathan Whitesell, Dilan Gwyn, Jeff Pierre and Eden Brolin.

Adam Nussdorf created the drama. He executive produces with Tim Kring, David Eick, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Justin Levy, Dan Friedkin and Steven A. Adelson. Imperative Entertainment and Automatik produce.

The first season of Siren will debut on Thursday, March 29 at 8/7c. with a special two-hour premiere.

The drama stars Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Rena Owen, Ian Verdun, Fola Evans-Akingbola and Sibongile Mlambo.

It was also announced today that Aylya Marzolf and Sedale Threatt Jr. have been cast in recurring roles. Marzolf will play an alpha mermaid leader. Threatt Jr. will play a merman.

Eric Wald and Dean White created the drama. They executive produce with Emily Whitesell, Brad Luff, Nate Hopper, RD Robb and Scott Stewart.

The third season of Shadowhunters will premiere on Tuesday, April 3 at 8/7c. The network has also ordered an additional 10 episodes for the new season - bringing its total to 20, the same as the second season. The second half of the season will debut later in Summer 2018.

The drama stars Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende, Emeraude Toubia, Matthew Daddario, Isaiah Mustafa, Alisha Wainwright and Harry Shum Jr.

Furthermore, it was announced today that Javier Muñoz (Hamilton) and Anna Hopkins (Arrow) have joined the cast. Muñoz will play rival warlock Magnus Bane. Hopkins will play the season's main villain, Lilith.

The drama is executive produced by Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, Matt Hastings and McG. Freeform Original Productions, Constantin Film and Wonderland Sound and Vision produce.