Shadow and Bone, based on Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse book series with the same name is all set to land on Netflix in April next year. This article will get you in touch with all the latest announcements and insights related to the upcoming series.
Cast And Crew Of The Series
This series will be in live-action format and belongs to the genre of fantasy and adventure. Eric Heisserer, who has served as a screenplay writer for Arrival (Oscar-nominated movie) and other hit projects like the remake of The Thing and Bird Box, will be the showrunner of Shadow and Bone. So, we can expect a masterpiece from Heisserer this time as well!
David J. Peterson will be creating the fictional language in the Grishaverse for the series. Peterson did the amazing job of creating The Witcher language of Game of Thrones.
Furthermore, Jeremy Webb, who has been a Primetime Emmy nominee is among the directors of the series. Webb has directed many episodes of multiple well-known TV series like The Punisher, Doctor Who, Umbrella Academy, etc.
Do We Have A Trailer of Shadow and Bone Yet?
The official trailer for Shadow and Bone has not been released yet. Netflix confirmed April 2021 release along with the short teaser on Twitter. You can have a look at the official Tweet below.
You and I are going to change the world. Shadow and Bone is coming April 2021, only on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/5Z8cONCdJD
— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) December 17, 2020
THE COMPLETE STAR CAST
Have a look at the all the confirmed cast members along with the characters they’re going to play in Netflix’s Shadow and Bone:
- Jessie Mei Li as Alina Starkov
- Freddy Carter as Kaz Brekker aka Dirtyhands
- Ben Barnes as General Kirigan aka The Darkling
- Danielle Galligan as Nina Zenik
- Archie Renaux as Malyen Oretsev
- Calahan Skogman as Matthias Helvar
- Kit Young as Jesper Fahey
- Amita Suman as Inej Ghafa
- Daisy Head as Genya Safin
- Sujaya Dasgupta as Zoya Nazyalensky
The production of Shadow and Bone was wrapped up in February this year. The post production process is going on at present. Here’s a video of the show’s cast talking about the wrap and the series.
Shadow and Bone has officially wrapped production and a few friends would like to wish you a warm welcome to the Grishaverse… pic.twitter.com/RjU66NiUmj
— Shadow And Bone (@shadowandbone_) February 28, 2020
What’s The Plot Of Netflix’s Shadow and Bone?
The author of the original book series, Leigh Bardugo has said that the Netflix series will be very different from the book series. It is going to somewhat combine 2 series in Grishaverse: Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows.
The story will show a world divided by a gigantic barrier of darkness where some strange creatures eat humans. Alina Starkov, a young soldier will be one of the main characters. She goes on to uncover a power unexpectedly which might help save her best friend and unite her nation. However, as she tries to get better at it, many strong and dangerous forces start to come against her.
Here’s what the showrunner, Eric Heisserer said about the series:
“The books are all set chronologically, so we technically don’t get to events in the Six of Crows books until after the Shadow and Bone books have ended. So what Leigh [Bardugo] and I had to do was essentially invent prequel stories for the key Six of Crows characters this season — Kaz, Inej, and Jesper — to fit alongside what is happening in the Shadow and Bone storyline. That’s been the heavy lifting.”