Everything We Know About ‘Shadow and Bone’ So Far

Everything We Know About ‘Shadow and Bone’ So Far

Shadow and Bone series is the highly-anticipated since the first moment Netflix announced. Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by author Leigh Bardugo, the upcoming fantasy streaming television series has first pulled viewers’ attention with its trailer and glimpses along with raising the expectation. So, we gathered everything we know about Shadow and Bone so far, including its synopsis, release date, cast, and trailer. Let’s look at what we got together.

When the matter is to create fantasy shows, nobody can blame Netflix for not providing quality content for its subscribers, at all. I mostly claim this by leaning on examples such as The Witcher, Stranger Things, Fate: The Winx Saga, and much more. And now, there is not much doubt for Shadow and Bone joining among those fine additions. We also count on a little to all goodies we have been provided till now. Also, the truth of the Oscar-nominated screenplay writer serving on the upcoming show is another reason to be excited and a whole promise, anyway.

What is the synopsis of Shadow and Bone?

The story follows an orphan mapmaker and lowly soldier named Alina Starkov who unleashes an extraordinary power. With that power, she might be able to set her country in a wartorn world free. So, she requires training in order to become a magical soldier, Grisha, in an elite army.

Here’s the official synopsis:

“Based on Leigh Bardugo’s worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels, Shadow and Bone find us in a war-torn world where the lowly soldier and orphan Alina Starkov has just unleashed an extraordinary power that could be the key to setting her country free. With the monstrous threat of the Shadow Fold looming, Alina is torn from everything she knows to train as part of an elite army of magical soldiers known as Grisha.

But as she struggles to hone her power, she finds that allies and enemies can be one and the same and that nothing in this lavish world is what it seems. There are dangerous forces at play, including a crew of charismatic criminals, and it will take more than magic to survive.”

What is the cast of Shadow of Bone?

Main characters

  • Jessie Mei Li as Alina Starkov
  • Ben Barnes as General Kirigan/The Darkling
  • Freddy Carter as Kaz Brekker
  • Amita Suman as Inej Ghafa
  • Kit Young as Jesper Fahey
  • Archie Renaux as Malyen Oretsev

Recurring characters

  • Danielle Galligan as Nina Zenik
  • Daisy Head as Genya Safin
  • Sujaya Dasgupta as Zoya Nazyalensky
  • Simon Sears as Ivan
  • Julian Kostov as Fedyor Kaminsky
  • Calahan Skogman as Matthias Helvar
  • Zoë Wanamaker as Baghra
  • Kevin Eldon as The Apparat
  • Luke Pasqualino as David Kostyk
  • Jasmine Blackborow as Marie
  • Gabrielle Brooks as Nadia Zhabin

When is the release date of ‘Shadow and Bone’ for Netflix?

Shadow and Bone trilogy, also known as the Grisha trilogy, and the Six of Crows are written by Leigh Bardugo. Back in January 2019, Netflix announced the live-action adaptation was envelopment to the delight of fans of the spruce material. And now, we finally hear the eight episodes are set to premiere on the streaming service on April 23rd, 2021.

“Dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world.”

Here is the teaser trailer of Shadow and Bone down below. You can also check out the glimpses from the show’s set here.

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