4 major new stars cast for Season 2 of Shadow and Bone

It has long been clear that the new big fantasy series Shadow and Bone – Legends of Grisha will get a second season from Netflix. Now the shooting in Budapest has really started and with them finally came the 4 new stars for season 2 announced, the cast of which the book fans have been waiting for a long time. We introduce you to the actors and explain their roles.

Netflix’s Shadow and Bone increases the cast of the fantasy series in season 2

The multi-part book series Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo was adapted by Netflix into a fantasy series and came to the streaming service in April 2021. After the return of the celebrated Shadow and Bone goat Milo had already been confirmed by showrunner Eric Heisserer, the rest of the cast officially welcomed the new cast members:

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The extensive fantasy world of Shadow and Bone with all its new terms will be based on the in Season 2 Book template Icy waves * Dive deeper into the story of Alina Starkov (Jessie Mei Li), who with Mal (Archie Renaux) at her side on the Escape from the evil General Kirigan (Ben Barnes) is. In addition, the gang of thieves of the crows (Kit Young, Freddy Carter and Amita Suman) throw themselves into one new raid. But they are not alone on their adventures: 4 new companions enrich the cast and have already freaked fans of the book.

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We’ll show you what the newly cast roles in Season 2 Shadow and Bone are all about and where you can get to know the stars.

Shadow and Bone Season 2 Cast: Lewis Tan plays Tolya Kir-Bataar

Actor Lewis Tan recently made an international name for himself as the main character in the Mortal Kombat remake. In the second season of Netflix’s Shadow and Bone, he will continue to defend himself because he plays one with Tolya Kir-Bataar Fighters with Grisha powers (as Entherzer), who serves on the boat of the buccaneer Stormhond – where the extremely strong man from Ravka’s southern neighbor Shu Han meets Alina and Mal for the first time.

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Shadow and Bone Season 2 Cast: Anna Leong Brophy
plays

Tamar Kir-Bataar

The actress Anna Leong Brophy played with Tamar Kir-Bataar Tolya’s twin sister. The two usually come as a double pack and consequently she also serves as a fighter and bodyguard (with her Grisha abilities as a deheartist who can manipulate bodies) on the pirate ship. The actress may have met you before the fantasy series on Netflix’s The Billion Dollar Code (as Dr. Jill Chen)

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Shadow and Bone Season 2 Cast: Jack Wolfe plays Wylan

Jack Wolfe already had a brief appearance as Nadbor in Netflix’s other great fantasy series The Witcher in season 1 and will play the lead role in this year’s fantasy film The Magic Flute. In Shadow and Bones 2nd season he embodies the eagerly awaited Wylan Hendriks, who as young explosives expert on the gang of crows bumps … whereupon it starts to crackle between him and Jesper.

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Shadow and Bone Season 2 Cast: Patrick Gibson

plays prince Nikolai Lantsov

Patrick Gibson should look familiar to Netflix fans from The OA. His newly filled role of Nikolai Lantsov is not the heir to the throne, but the reckless second son of the tsar by Ravka, and was just as eagerly awaited by book fans as Wylan. And not only because the character as a fan favorite has its own book series (King of Scars *) inspired and will have to go through a lot in season 2 of Shadow and Bone and beyond.

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A quick spoiler digression: It is interesting that Netflix is ​​already announcing the actor Patrick Gibson for season 2 as Prince Nikolai, because in the fantasy books he is first introduced as a pirate Stormhond and only later revealed as the son of the Tsar. (Spoiler end)

When does Shadow and Bone season 2 start on Netflix?

There is not yet a specific Netflix start date for the 2nd season of Shadow an Bone. Season 1 took another year after shooting to land on Netflix, with post-production being slowed down by the corona pandemic. So one is realistic Start of season 2 in early 2023 at Netflix.

Shadow and Bone on Netflix: Pros and Cons of the Fantasy Series

What is good fantasy? Shadow and Bone was raised as a big event by Netflix and takes us into a complex new world full of shadows, monsters and war, but also magic and romance. In a stream flurry dispute between a fan and a critic, we take a closer look at the series.

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Here you can find out how convincing the 8 episodes of Shadow and Bone are, what the gang of crows is doing right (and what is wrong) and why everyone should celebrate the goat Milo.

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