ABC Family’s ‘Shadowhunters’ Casts Jon Cor in Recurring Role

Actor will play Hodge Starkweather opposite Katherine McNamara and Dominic Sherwood in YA fantasy adaptation

ABC Family’s “Shadowhunters” has added Jon Cor in the recurring role of Hodge Starkweather, the network announced Thursday.

ther actors already cast on the show include Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Harry Shum Jr., Alan Van Sprang, Alberto Rosende, Emeraude Toubia, Isaiah Mustafa and Matthew Daddario.

“Shadowhunters,” the straight-to-series adaptation of the “Mortal Instruments” series of YA novels by Cassandra Clare, will follow 18-year-old Clary, who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is, but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters — human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons. When her mother Jocelyn is kidnapped, Clary is thrown into the world of demon hunting with mysterious Shadowhunter Jace (Sherwood) and her best friend Simon (Rosende).

Hodge Starkweather is the weapons trainer at the Shadowhunters New York Institute and a former Circle member.

“Shadowhunters” is produced by Constantin Film and executive produced by Ed Decter and McG, who will also direct the first episode.

Cor’s film credits include “American Pie” sequel “The Naked Mile” and horror flick “The Exorcism of Molly Hartley,” and he also has a multi-episode arc on Syfy’s upcoming “Dark Matter.” He is represented by The Characters Talent Agency and Industry Entertainment.