Netflix shared the first trailer for its series, which is based on Leigh Bardugo’s best-selling Grishaverse fantasy novels. If you previously had reservations about the adaptation, now you will see the light. The story takes place in a war-torn world plagued by the Fold of Shadows, an area of near-impenetrable darkness that contains a series of horrors. She follows a mapmaker who discovers that she has a power that could be the key to the liberation of her country. In the trailer, Alina Starkov (Jessie Mei Li) – our orphaned mapmaker – reveals a dormant force that triggers a piercing light when her friend Malyen is attacked while traveling across the Fold of Shadows. She is taken to see General Kirigan (Ben Barnes), who promises her they will “change the world” and trains her to join the militia of her kingdom of magical soldiers known as Grisha.
Eric Heisserer, known for his work on arrival and Bird feeder, created, wrote, and produced the first season of the eight-episode series directed by Lee Toland Krieger. The cast includes Archie Renaux as Malyen Oretsev, Alina’s childhood friend; Freddy Carter as Kaz Brekker; Amita Suman as Inej; and Kit Young as Jesper Fahey – members of the Six of Crows underworld gang. The series will adapt the entire Bardugo trilogy as well as the two spin-off novels. Six crows and Crooked KingdomThis means that we may visit the Ravka Kingdom a few more times in the future. Check out the trailer above and check out photos of Shadows and bones before Netflix begins streaming the series on April 23.