Netflix is not yet done with the Grishaverse just yet! The great fantasy series of Netflix Shadow and Bone has been officially renewed for a new season that’s Season 2. This means the fantasy adventure will continue on-screen for the second time. As per the reports from Netflix sources, more than 55 million member households watched the epic fantasy series in just the first 28 days. In addition to this, Shadow and Bone have made up the top 10 list in 93 countries around the world.
The series starring Jessie Mei Li as Alina Starkov. And the other cast includes Archie Renaux (Mayen Ortesev), Amita Suman (Inej), Kit Young (Jesper Fahey), Danielle Galligan (Nina Zednik), Freddy Carter (Kaz Brekker). And Calahan Skogman (Matthias Helvar) is all set to portray their roles in Season 2. Will reveal other additional casting details at a later date.
How Well Did Shadow & Bone Perform?
The fantasy series Shadow and Bone is created and written by Heisserer. The series brings together the character and stories of both Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows, with two overlapping series in Bardugo’s Grishaverse. Over more than 2.5 million copies sold in the English language alone. Bardugo’s Grishaverse books have been translated into 38 languages around the world to date. After the launch of the series on Netflix, the shadow and bone trilogy and six of crows duology returned to the list of bestsellers worldwide. And the most amazing part is that it is on the no one list of New York Times bestsellers list for over a month.
The series has currently ranked eight for the number of points it has gathered globally behind Vincenzo. But it has a respectable 16,342 points all across the world in front of Snow piercer. The series also had the 14th biggest first-day debut on Netflix since March 2020.
Has the Shadow and Bone renewed for season 2 on Netflix?
Producers have dropped the series on Netflix on April 23rd, 2021. And its official renewal status for the new season was out on 6th June 2021. Even though there is so much source material yet to come. Because the show has been in the active development phase for quite some time. The renewal news came alongside a video ( which also got leaked before the official announcement was out) where the cast members were talking about the Shadow and Bone season renewal. According to the reports, Eric Heisserer will also continue his role as the showrunner for season 2.
Beyond the fact that Shadow and Bone renewed for season 2 on Netflix, Shawn Levy’s 21 laps are currently working on a new output deal for Netflix. It has also been expanded into a first-look deal for all the feature films, out of which ten are currently in the development phase. As a matter of quick fact, there were also rumors that there could be spin-off development. It will specifically cover the crowds, which played a pivotal role in season one of the series.
What To Expect From Shadow and Bone renewed for season 2 on Netflix?
The few things confirmed about the Shadow and Bone renewed for season 2 on Netflix include the fact that season 2 will consist of 8 episodes in total, with each episode being rough of an hour duration in length.
In addition to this, the following cast has been confirmed for the return of Season 2:
- Jessie Mei Li ( Alina Starkov)
- Amita Suman (Inej)
- Freddy Carter (Kaz Brekker)
- Danielle Galligan (Nina Zenik)
- Calahan Skogman (Matthias Helvar)
- Archie Renaux (Malyen Oretsev)
Further casting announcements are promised down the line.
With the confirmation of the renewal of Shadow and Bone, here is what we can expect from season 2. As in the first season, our heroes enter into the fold for the final time, and once again, there are more deaths on the cards. Kerrigan uses Alina’s growing powers to create a new tunnel of light. This will enable a passage that will create a way through the darkness within the fold. A big fight breaks out, and it seems like the world is more divided than ever. According to ben Barnes, his character would change and adapt in season 2 along with this newfound. However, the season is going to be pretty close to the plot of the second book.
The further development of Shadow and Bone season 2 is not updated yet, and however, if you were looking for the second season, this is surely going to be worth your wait, so stay updated.