Shadow and Bone (TV series)

Shadow and Bone is an American fantasy streaming television series developed by Eric Heisserer for Netflix. It is based on two series of books in the Grishaverse by Leigh Bardugo, the Shadow and Bone trilogy (2012–2014) and the Six of Crows duology (2015–2016). All eight episodes of the first season premiered on April 23, 2021. In June 2021, the series was renewed for a second season, also consisting of eight episodes which is scheduled to premiere in 2023.

Shadow and Bone
Genre
Based onShadow and Bone and Six of Crows
by Leigh Bardugo
Developed byEric Heisserer
Starring
Music byJoseph Trapanese
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
Executive producers
Producers
Production locations
Cinematography
  • David Lanzenberg
  • Owen McPolin
  • Aaron Morton
Editors
  • Tyler Nelson
  • David Trachtenberg
  • Niven Howie
  • Lisa Bromwell
Running time45–58 minutes
Production companies
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture formatWidescreen
Audio formatDolby Atmos
Original releaseApril 23, 2021 (2021-04-23) 
present

The series adapts the story of young Alina Starkov, an orphan and cartographer of the Ravka nation's First Army, as she discovers she is a Grisha, one with special gifts, and one long awaited to address a dire need in the universe. The first season adapts Shadow and Bone (2013), and adds an original storyline featuring the Crows, a criminal gang for which the eponymous duology is named. The second season will adapt Siege and Storm (2013), and another original storyline featuring the Crows.


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