If you're all caught up with the newest shows from Netflix, chances are you've heard of and even seen Shadow and Bone, the latest fantasy offering from the streaming giant. And If you need a break from Korean dramas, or just some distraction while waiting for the next season of Lupin, Bridgerton or Emily in Paris, then this is the show.
Shadow and Bone is already off to a good start, ranking number one across various countries since its release. Whether you've watched the show or not, the Grishaverse can be overwhelming since it's a whole new world filled with new terms, characters and places.
Fret not, we've put together a handy beginner's guide to get you up to speed. Read on to find out seven things to know about Shadow and Bone including its story, cast and crew.
1. It's adapted from Leigh Bardugo's books
Shadow and Bone is based on the worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels by Israeli-American writer, Leigh Bardugo. The eponymous novel is the first book in the Grisha trilogy followed by Siege and Storm and Ruin and Rising.
But the Shadow and Bone TV show adapt not only the Grisha trilogy but also the Six of Crows duology, Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom, bringing together characters from both series and incorporating them into the Shadow and Bone storyline. Bardugo has been writing more books based on the Grishaverse.
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