Dominic Sherwood will play Shadowhunter Jace Wayland. Born in Kent, South East England, Sherwood began his acting career by appearing in several plays in London. However, this isn't Sherwood's first foray into the Young Adult world of adaptations. The actor played "Christian Ozera" in the hit movie, Vampire Academy. Sherwood also starred as Taylor Swift's love interest for her latest single, Style. He will next be seen in lead roles in the features Take Down for director Jim Gillespie and the horror movie The Other. Other notable performances have included a recurring role in the BBC's The Cut and appearing as a young Mick Jagger in the film Not Fade Away.