Gersh Signs ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’ Star Lyon Daniels

EXCLUSIVE: Gersh has signed actor Lyon Daniels (The Spiderwick Chronicles) for representation in all areas.

Currently, Daniels can be seen starring opposite Christian Slater and more in The Roku Channel’s adaptation of The Spiderwick Chronicles, the bestselling fantasy book series by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.

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Created by Aron Eli Colleite, the series watches as Helen Grace (Joy Bryant) relocates to her family’s ancestral home, Spiderwick, with her children: 15-year-old twins Jared (Daniels) and Simon (Noah Cottrel), and their sister Mallory (Mychala Lee). There, Jared stumbles upon a boggart and learns that magical creatures truly exist, though his great-aunt Lucinda (Charlayne Woodard) is the only one who believes him. Subsequently, she tasks Jared with finding her father’s field guide to magical creatures and protecting it from the ruthless Ogre, Mulgarath (Slater).

Watched by millions of viewers during its opening weekend, the series was crowned as the #1 most-watched on demand title to debut on The Roku Channel.

Previously, Daniels starred in the Netflix film We Can Be Heroes from filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, playing alongside Pedro Pascal, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Slater and more.

Also seen on Prime Video’s Patriot, the actor continues to be represented by Industry Entertainment, Slate PR and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller.

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