The Mortal Instruments Star Pregnancy News You Were NOT Expecting

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We’ve referred to 2016 as the Year of the Shadowhunter, thanks to the premiere of the Freeform TV show based on Cassie Clare‘s successful YA book series, The Mortal Instruments. But it looks like there’s hope for 2017 to be filled with shadowhunter-y goodness as well because… one of the stars of the movie adaptation is going to be a parent for the first time!

Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who played Lily Collins‘ sinister and estranged father in the 2013 film, is tapped to become a dad in real life — and, clearly, sooner than anyone could’ve expected. His fiancee, Mara Lane, posted the following pictures of her growing belly on Instagram, leading many to suspect that she’s been pregnant for months with barely any acknowledgement:

The 39-year-old actor follows in the footsteps of Kevin Zegers, who portrayed Alec Lightwood in the TMI flick. The 32-year-old welcomed twin daughters in August 2015, making him a first-time father as well.
Spice up your Christmas list — with these awesome Shadowhunters-inspired gift ideas: