Shadow and Bone is a forthcoming Netflix adaptation of the Grisha Trilogy and Six of Crows Duology by Leigh Bardugo. The series, announced on January 10, 2019, will be created, written and executive produced by showrunner Eric Heisserer, and executive produced by Leigh Bardugo, Shawn Levy, Pouya Shahbazian, Dan Levine, Dan Cohen and Josh Barry for 21 Laps Entertainment.[2] The series is expected to be released in April 2021.[3]

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In a world cleaved in two by a massive barrier of perpetual darkness, where unnatural creatures feast on human flesh, a young soldier uncovers a power that might finally unite her country. But as she struggles to hone her power, dangerous forces plot against her. Thugs, thieves, assassins and saints are at war now, and it will take more than magic to survive.[2]

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Season 1 (2020)[edit | edit source]

  1. A Searing Burst of Light[1]
  2. We're All Someone's Monster[1]
  3. The Making at the Heart of the World[1]
  4. Otkazat'sya[1]
  5. Show Me Who You Are[1]
  6. The Heart Is An Arrow[1]
  7. The Unsea[1]
  8. No Mourners[1]

Production News[edit | edit source]

  • Leigh Bardugo will have a cameo in one of the episodes. She originally wanted to have a dramatic death scene but instead, she will be seen opening a door to someone in the Grand Palace. On her Instagram story she shared that she will be wearing a purple Materialki Kefta.
  • February 28, 2020: The show officially wrapped production on the first season.[10]
  • October 2, 2019: Key cast members announced; cast and crew are filming in Budapest.[11]
  • January 11, 2019: In her newsletter to fans, Leigh Bardugo offered additional details about how the series will be adapted for television:
    • Netflix has the rights to the Shadow and Bone trilogy, the Six of Crows duology, and The Language of Thorns.[12]
    • The producers do not plan on "just smashing together the timelines". It is not set in stone, but Bardugo stated that she has "been thinking of Season 1 as getting Book One of Shadow and Bone and Book Zero of Six of Crows."[12]
    • The show will focus on bringing "more diversity into play early in the Shadow and Bone narrative, meaning that "some of the characters aren't going to look the way they were described on the page—and that’s the way it should be."[12]

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