Based on Leigh Bardugos’ best-selling YA novel series, the first season of Shadow and Bone rapidly earned acclaim from critics and a devoted audience when it launched on Netflix on April 23, 2021. Now that the second season will be turning another page in the Grishaverse tale when it launches on March 16, Netflix has fans bouncing off the walls once again with the newest additions of Nikolai Lantsov (Patrick Gibson) and the twins, Tolya (Lewis Tan) and Tamar (Anna Leong Brophy).
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The second season will continue to follow books from the Grisha trilogy and Six of Crows duology by Leigh Bardugo. It will also see the return of original cast members including Jessie Mei Li (Last Night in Soho), Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian), and Archie Renaux (Voyagers). Season 1’s finale left many unanswered mysteries, setting various potential future tales. With the additions of Tan, Gibson, and Brophy, the second season of the epic drama may bring even more chaos to television screens. And here’s everything you need to know.
When will Shadow and Bone Season 2 air on Netflix?
Shadow and Bone Season 2 will premiere exclusively on Netflix on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Season 2 will have eight episodes, just like its previous season, and each episode is expected to last roughly one hour. While we are on that note, check out our guide on a similar watch – here.
Can you watch it for free?
Unfortunately, the streamer does not offer a free trial period. You will have to spend some money and subscribe if you want to catch up on this show and a slew of others as they air. The good news is that you can watch Netflix on your smartphone, tablet, computer, or any other compatible streaming device. However, there are a few offers that you can use to get a free account on the streaming service.
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Shadow and Bone Season 2: What to expect?
At the end of Shadow and Bone Season 1, Kaz, Inej, and Jesper arrive back in Ketterdam, with Nina following them off to try to release Matthias from the prison she mistakenly places him in. They left Alina and Mal behind to continue their journey, hoping that the Darkling would not locate them. All of this corresponds to the conclusion of Bardugo’s first novel, Shadow and Bone, and readers should expect Season 2 to closely follow the events of the second book, Siege and Storm, at least for the stories of Alina, Mal, and the Darkling.
In Siege and Storm, Alina and Mal try to live a regular life in Novyi Zem together, but Alina must hide who she is and can’t utilize her sun-summoning talents, which becomes incredibly suffocating. Meanwhile, the Darkling emerges from the Shadow Fold even stronger than ever. He pursues Alina and Mal, still hoping to seize Alina’s powers, and eventually finds them in Novyi Zem, kidnapping them and transporting them aboard a ship led by a suave privateer named Sturmhond. Darkling’s next goal? Find the second amplifier, a legendary sea snake. Alina and Mal combat the Darkling and do everything they can to prevent him from acquiring greater power.
That’s it for the article. What are your expectations for Shadow and Bone Season 2? So do you think we will get a season 3? Let us know in the comments down below.