Thursday, October 10, 2019

Shadow and Bone Netflix | Cast Recap

Shadow and Bone Netflix | Cast Recap

On October 2nd, 2019 Leigh Bardugo, the author of the popular book series "Six of Crows" and "The Grisha Trilogy," excitedly revealed the cast members for the Netflix adaptation of both series. The highly anticipated show, titled "Shadow and Bone," is a joint production by Netflix and 21 Laps, set to be streamed on Netflix. Eric Heisserer will serve as the executive producer and showrunner, while Leigh Bardugo will also be involved as a producer. Get ready to see your favorite characters come to life in this thrilling new series!

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Shadow and Bone Netflix - Cast Recap 

Character Name: General Kirigan (The Darkling)
Actor: Ben Barnes
Book: Shadow and Bone trilogy
Physical description from the book: The Darkling is described as a tall handsome young man, appearing not much older than despite his ancient age. He has ink-black hair, quartz gray eyes, and sharp, beautiful features.

Character Name: Alina Starkov
Actress: Jessi Mei Li
Book: Shadow and Bone trilogy
Physical description from the book: As a teenager, Alina is described as a sickly, skinny girl with dull brown hair, dark circles under her eyes, and sallow skin. Her ethnicity is not explicitly described, but she is generally understood to have either Ravkan or mixed Shu-Ravkan ancestry.

Character Name: Makyen Oretsev
Actress: Archie Renaux
Book: Shadow and Bone trilogy
Physical description from the book: Mal has brown hair, blue eyes, and is described as handsome. He is a gifted tracker, able to find just about anything with a heartbeat. In Ruin and Rising he is shown to feature a very prominent tattoo on his back which reads "I am become a blade".

Character Name:  Jesper Fahey
Actror: Kit Young
Book: Six of Crows duology
Physical description from the book: Jesper is of Zemeni nationality and has dark brown skin and grey eyes, which he got from his mother. He always has his pearl-handled revolvers with him, wherever he goes. Fellow Dregs member Inej Ghafa describes him as being long-limbed and lean, especially without his pistols, and remarked on how he looked like a gangly-limbed bird. Jesper is constantly in motion

Character Name:  Kaz Brekker
Book: Six of Crows duology
Physical description from the book: Kaz has pale skin and dark hair trimmed short on the sides. According to Inej, his eyes are the color of bitter coffee or strong tea in sunlight. He has a sharp jawline, narrow face, and a lean, muscular build. On his right arm, he has two tattoos; one of the Dregs' crow and cup on his forearm, and the other on his bicep of a black R for 'Rietveld', his original surname. His voice is described as a "rock salt rasp."

Character Name:  Inej Ghafa
Actress: Amita Suman
Book: Six of Crows Duology
Physical description from the book: As the heart and soul of the team, she serves as a beacon of hope and resilience, inspiring readers with her unwavering determination and quiet resilience.

Character Name:  Nina Zenik
Book: Six of Crows Duology
Physical description from the book: Nina has long, curly brown hair and green eyes. She is tall and curvaceous, described as looking like a "generously carved figurehead'. She wears a red and gold robe with a black waist tie and gold trim. She also sometimes wears a blue jacket

Character Name:  Matthias Helvar
Book: Six of Crows duology
Physical description from the book: Matthias is described to be very muscular, tall, with the distinctive blonde hair and ice-blue eyes of the Fjerdan people. Before he was thrown into Hellgate, Matthias had worn his hair long and had golden skin.

The Shadow and Bone Trilogy Boxed Set


That is what we know so far, very exciting stuff!! I can't wait to see this world on screen and hopefully, the cast will not disappoint us. I hope you found this information useful. What do you think about this cast and the show?? Let me know in the comments.



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