‘Shadow and Bone’ S2 – The Crows Have a New, Powerful Enemy
In Shadow and Bone, Alina Starkov can save her world, but can she do it before the treachery of those around her destroys her?
In an alternate, war-torn world Alina Starkov, a young woman and talented map maker, unleashes a phenomenal power to conjure pure light. A power that could set her country free by destroying the Shadow Fold – a growing, nearly impenetrable darkness that’s taking over the land. She joins an elite force of magical soldiers known as the Grisha to learn how to control her powers. Alina’s journey will require her to navigate a dangerous world and duplicitous people to meet her destiny.
The series is based on Leigh Bardugo’s worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels. If you’re a Hunger Games or His Dark Materials fan, this is perfect for you. Secret powers, danger around every corner, and a world in peril to save. The first season is available on Netflix now.
Spoilers for Season One Ahead
The first season ended on a cliffhanger. After discovering her powers, Alina began magical training and was tasked with destroying the Shadow Fold. When put to the test, she failed but was able to escape its dangers and defeat The Darkling… or so she thought. The final scene shows him emerging from the Fold with an army of monsters. There is an epic showdown on the way, and everything hangs in the balance.
In the latest sneak peek, The Darkling returns with some deadly pets…
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Shadow and Bone Details
The cast is led by Jessie Mei Li as Aline and Ben Barnes as The Darkling. It includes Freddy Barker as Kaz Brekker of The Crows, Amita Suman as Inej Ghafa, Kit Young as Jesper Fahey, Danielle Galligan as Nina Zenik, and Calahan Skogman as Matthias Helvar. This season is adding Lewis Tan as Tolya Yul-Bataar, Anna Leong Brophy as Tamar Kir-Bataar, Patrick Gibson as Nikolai Lantsov, and Jack Wolfe as Wylan Hendriks. Eric Heisserer (Bird Box, Arrival) is the showrunner this season.
Shadow and Bone S2 arrives on Netflix on March 16th.