Shadow and Bone is an English fantasy television series. It is a fantasy-based TV show, created by Eric Heisserer and 21 Laps Entertainment and It will be streaming on Netflix. This show is based on the Six of Crows duology and Grisha trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. Shadow and Bone is the most expected show, fans are anxiously waiting for the show. Today, here, we will give you all the needed information that you want to know about Shadow and Bone.
So, let’s begin with communication:
Shadow And Bone Release Date
Bardugo said in one of her interviews in November 2019, that the series was expected in late 2020. But Netflix now has officially announced the release date for Shadow and Bone. Netflix wrote on their Twitter handle “There are dangerous forces and powerful magic at play in the world of Shadow and Bone. Be ready to enter in the world of the Grishaverse on April 23, 2021”.
So, the first season of Shadow and Bone will officially be released on 23 April 2021, as it is confirmed by Netflix.
Shadow And Bone Cast
Here is the cast of this amazing show. The main cast and characters of the Shadow and Bone are as follows:
- Jessie Mei Li as Alina Starkov
- Ben Barnes as General Kerrigan
- Freddy Carter as Kaz Brekker
- Kit Young as Jesper Fahey
- Amita Suman as Inej Ghafa
- Archie Renaux as Malyen Oretsev.
Some of the recurring actors and their roles are as follows:
- 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 Helver
- Zoë Wanamaker as Baghra
- Luke Pasqualino as David Kostyk
- Kevin Eldon as The Apparat
- Gabrielle Brooks as Nadia Zhabin
- Jasmine Blackborow as Marie.
While the other crew and back camera members are as follows:
Director– Lee Toland Krieger
Music Composer– Joseph Trapanese
Executive Producers– Eric Heisserer, Shawn Levy, Pouya Shahbazian, Leigh Bardugo, Dan Levine, Dan Cohen, Josh Barry.
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Shadow And Bone Plot
As I said earlier, it is a fantasy based tv show. The show is also based on Leigh Bardugo’s worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels. This is story revolves around lowly soldiers and Alina Starkov. They both had just lose extraordinary power that could be the key to free their country from a war-torn. With the monstrous danger of the Shadow Fold looming, as part of an elite army of magical soldiers, which is known as Grisha, Alina is torn from everything she knows to drill. As she struggles to hone her strengths, she discovers that friends and enemies can be the same and nothing is lavish in this world as it seems. Including a charismatic criminals’ crew, there are many dangerous forces to play, and this crew will take more than magic to survive in this world. In all this, General Kerrigan seems to be willing to help Alina Starkov.
The story is set in a world that is broken in two by a huge barrier of perpetual darkness, where unnatural creatures feast on human flesh.
Shadow and Bone Trailer
The teaser has not been released yet. Netflix has shared an announcement teaser for season 1 of Shadow and Bone in December 2020. They also released the main characters’ posters in January 2021.
Shadow and Bone Episodes
This show has eight episodes in its first season. The name of the episodes are as follows:
- ” A Searing Burst of Light”
- “We’re All Someone’s Monster”
- “The Making at the Heart of the World”
- “Show Me Who You Are”
- “The Heart Is An Arrow”
- “The Unsea”
- “No Mourners”
These all eight episodes will be going to release on a single day which is 23 April 2021.
Shadow and Bone Production
In January 2019, Netflix had given the order for an eight episodes series to the production. Then it was announced to do the first season of this series with Eric Heisserer as creator, showrunner, executive producer, and head writer. This project falls under Netflix’s deal with 21 Laps Entertainment with Shawn Levy executive producing. Also, Leigh Bardugo herself, as well as Dan Levine, Dan Cohen, Pouya Shahbazian, and Josh Barry, are set to executive produce the series.
If we talk about its filming, so, the main photography began in October 2019 on location in and around Budapest, Hungary. And it lasted at the end of February 2020, with post-production. Additionally, few shots took place in Vancouver. In June 2020 through the Twitter account, Bardugo reported that working remotely in light of Covid-19 had slowed the production down. Because of this, the release date is now postponed to April 2021.
Now, some details about its music. As I wrote earlier, Joseph Trapanese is the composer for the series. In October 2020, Heisserer and Bardugo both appeared on a panel at New York Comic-Con, during which they played some of the music scores from the show. Later in December 2020, the final sound mix was complete, as it was announced by Josh Barry.