The Netflix fantasy series Shadow and Bone, based on Leigh Bardugo’s worldwide best-selling Grishaverse novels, has been renewed for a second season.
More than 55 million Netflix member households chose to watch the fantasy series in its first 28 days. The series made the top 10 list in 93 countries around the world and reached number one in 79 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Germany, Russia, Spain, South Africa and the U.S.
The new season will feature 8 1-hour episodes.
Eric Heisserer, writer and executive producer, said: “I’m honored and thrilled to return to the Grishaverse and continue the stories of these endearing characters, particularly Milo.”
Author and executive producer Leigh Bardugo added: “I’ve been writing in the Grishaverse for nearly ten years now, so I’m thrilled we get to keep this adventure going. There are so many places we’ve barely gotten to visit and I can’t wait to introduce our audience to more of the saints, soldiers, thugs, thieves, princes and privateers who make this world so much fun to explore. It’s going to be real magic to see our brilliant, talented cast expand.”
Executive producer Shawn Levy (21 Laps Entertainment) said: “My 21 Laps colleagues and I are thrilled that audiences around the world can continue to explore the Grishaverse and revel in the epic, unique storytelling of Shadow and Bone. The fun of our jobs as producers is the collaboration with creative partners who inspire us. Leigh Bardugo and Eric Heisserer are two such partners; together they have created a world and pantheon of characters that fans all over the globe have embraced. We can’t wait to take viewers on the wild ride that comes next…”