Shadow and Bone was one of the biggest Netflix hits in 2021 (we reported). Many subscribers are probably looking forward to the second season of the fantasy series. With a number of new signings, this anticipation could even grow. Soon on board as a cast: Jack Wolfe (The Witcher), Lewis Tan (Wu Assassins), Patrick Gibson (The OA) and Anna Leong Brophy (Traces, Ragdoll).
Wolfe is set to play a character named Wylan Hendriks (aka Wylan Van Eck), one of the members of the Six of Crowswho travels under his mother’s maiden name to go unnoticed in Barrel. Gibson is new as Nikolai Lantsov, the son of the Ravkan king Alexander III. He brings his own fleet. Brophy plays Tamar Kir-Bataar, who belongs to the Heartrender Order and is a close friend of Alina (Jessie Mei Li). And Tan plays Tolya Yul-Bataar, Tamar’s twin brother, also Heartrender.
Daisy Head is promoted to starring in her role as Genya Safin – the queen’s dressmaker who conspired with Kirigan (Ben Barnes) to poison the king. So you will get more screen time in the future. Danielle Galligan and Calahan Skogman, seen as the duo Nina and Mattias, are also rewarded. In the finale, she last cheated on him to save his life. He was therefore sent to Hellgate …
Shadow and Bone: Review der Pilotepisode
The Netflix series Shadow and Bone is based on novels by Leigh Bardugo. The focus is on Alina Starkov, who lives in a two-part world that is teeming with monsters. When mysterious forces awaken in her, she was trained at the royal court as a member of the so-called Grisha – an elite of magicians who could possibly contribute to the unification of both worlds.
Eric Heisserer (“Arrival“, „Bird Box“). Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) is the producer.