Since Freeform debuted Shadowhunters, fans have been anxiously waiting to see how the show would roll out the relationship between ancient warlock Magnus Bane (Harry Shum Jr) and demon-stalking love interest, Alec (Matthew Daddario).
After a few weeks of flirting and longing stares, the pair finally had their first meaningful rendezvous this week, as the 800-year-old Magnus tells a perplexed Alec why he’s felt so drawn to him.
“For over a century, I’ve closed myself off to feeling anything for anyone, man or woman. You’ve unlocked something in me.”
Below, NewNowNext spoke with Shum and Daddario about their characters’ relationship.