We have an official casting update from the ‘Vampire Academy’ facebook!
Christian Ozera, a royal Moroi whose parents turned Strigoi and were killed, will be played by a British actor named Dominic Sherwood. Not much is known on Sherwood at this time.
Natalie Dashkov, daughter of Viktor and ‘cousin’ to Vasalisa (Lissa), will be played by Sarah Hyland. Hyland has a recurring role on the ABC hit comedy, Modern Family and has had multiple guest starring roles in other various tv shows. We are excited to see Hyland in this role.
Queen Tatiana, queen of the Moroi, has been cast to Joely Richardson. Richardson boasts film credits such as ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’, a recurring role on Showtimes ‘The Tudors’, and many other prestigious film roles.
Gabriel Byrne joins the cast as Victor Dashkov, father to Natalie. Byrne has been see in films such as ‘Vanity Fair,’ ‘Stigmata’, and had a recurring role on The History Channel’s new show, ‘The Vikings.’