Are you ready to enter the Grishaverse? In April you can when Netflix launch the first season of Shadow And Bone. Today the streaming channel release the series have released the official first Trailer, bases on popular Leigh Bardugo books, The Shadow Fold. To destroy it, we need a miracle.
The Trailer was released at the IGN Fan Fest, now revealed to the world ahead of the of the show’s panel. Like many fantasy shows came before this looks very ambitious. I’ve not read the books the series is based on, how close visually and plot wise this will be hard to say. Does have an intriguing plot , that’s complex , dark and even political, dangerous universe.
The main protagonist is Alina (Mei Li) a lowly soldier and mapmaker who suddenly finds she has great powers. She joins a army of people of similar powers.
Based on Leigh Bardugo’s worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels, Shadow and Bone finds us in a war-torn world where lowly soldier and orphan Alina Starkov has just unleashed an extraordinary power that could be the key to setting her country free. With the monstrous threat of the Shadow Fold looming, Alina is torn from everything she knows to train as part of an elite army of magical soldiers known as Grisha. But as she struggles to hone her power, she finds that allies and enemies can be one and the same and that nothing in this lavish world is what it seems. There are dangerous forces at play, including a crew of charismatic criminals, and it will take more than magic to survive.
The series Jessie Mei Li, Archie Renaux, Freddy Carter, Amita Suman, Kit Young, Ben Barnes, Sujaya Dasgupta, Danielle Galligan, Daisy Head, Simon Sears, Calahan Skogman, Zoë Wanamaker, Kevin Eldon, Julian Kostov, Luke Pasqualino, Jasmine Blackborow, and Gabrielle Brooks.
Shadow And Bone will premiere globally on Netflix on 23 April 2021.