Shadow and Bone season 2: Release date, cast, spoilers, trailer and news
13 January 2022, 17:28
Will there be a Shadow and Bone season 2 on Netflix and when does it come out? Here's everything you need to know.
Shadow and Bone may have only just come out but fans are already asking Netflix to release a Shadow and Bone season 2.
Shadow and Bone is Netflix's latest fantasy drama. Based on the beloved Leigh Bardugo trilogy of the same name, Shadow and Bone tells the story of Alina (Jessie Mei Lei) and (Archie Renaux) and the fictional Grisha people. Alina and Mal are two orphans and childhood friends whose lives change forever after Alina discovers that she has an extraordinary power.
Season 1 is an adaptation of the first Shadow and Bone book as well as its companion Six of Crows novel but there are still more books to adapt. With that in mind, here's everything you need to know about Shadow and Bone season 2, including the release date, cast, trailer, spoilers and news about what's to come after season 1.
When does Shadow and Bone season 2 come out?
Will there be a Shadow and Bone season 2?
Yes! Netflix renewed Shadow and Bone for a second season in June 2021. Speaking to ComicBook.com about the second season, Leigh Bardugo said: "We have many plans and many books that have plenty of road on them. But as my readers have learned, I love a good cliffhanger. I want you to be satisfied but desperate for more."
Shadow and Bone season 2 will be primarily based on the second book Siege and Storm. Filming began in January 2021.
'Shadow and Bone' season 2 has begun filming. pic.twitter.com/yPrphgILB7— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) January 9, 2022
When is the Shadow and Bone season 2 release date?
There's no official word on a Shadow and Bone season 2 release date at the moment. Netflix often release seasons of their TV series in annual cycles. Given that filming only started in January 2021, we reckon that Shadow and Bone season 2 will likely come out in the second half of 2022.
Season 1 is eight episodes long and it seems likely that season 2 will follow suit with the some amount.
WARNING: SHADOW AND BONE SEASON 1 SPOILERS BELOW
Who is in the Shadow and Bone season 2 cast?
All of the living characters will be back for Shadow and Bone season 2. In other words, Jessie Mei Li (Alina), Archie Renaux (Mal), Ben Barnes (General Kirigan), Freddy Carter (Kaz), Amita Suman (Inej), Kit Young (Jesper Fahey), Danielle Galligan (Nina), Sujaya Dasgupta (Zoya), Zoë Wanamaker (Baghra) and Luke Pasqualino (David) will all return.
Several new cast members have also been announced. Lewis Tan will play Tolya Yul-Bataar, Anna Leon Brophy will play Tamar Kir-Bataar, Patrick Gibson will play Nikolai Lantsov and Jack Wolfe will play Wylan Hendricks. We cant wait to meet their characters.
What will happen in Shadow and Bone season 2?
Shadow and Bone season 2 stay loyal to the books will be an adaptation of Siege and Storm with elements of Crooked Kingdom. Here's the official synopsis of Siege and Storm to give you a clue as to what will happen next.
"Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land, all while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret. But she can't outrun her past or her destiny for long.
The Darkling has emerged from the Shadow Fold with a terrifying new power and a dangerous plan that will test the very boundaries of the natural world. With the help of a notorious privateer, Alina returns to the country she abandoned, determined to fight the forces gathering against Ravka.
But as her power grows, Alina slips deeper into the Darkling's game of forbidden magic, and farther away from Mal. Somehow, she will have to choose between her country, her power, and the love she always thought would guide her – or risk losing everything to the oncoming storm."
Is there a Shadow and Bone season 2 trailer?
Netflix are yet to release a Shadow and Bone season 2 trailer but we shall update you as soon as there is one.