Netflix greenlights collection adaptation of Shadow and Bone
Deadline studies Netflix is transferring ahead with an eight-part collection adaptation of the fantasy novel Shadow and Bone from the Grisha trilogy, in addition to its universe-adjacent novel Six of Crows.
Primarily based on the novels from creator Leigh Bardugo, the collection is being created, written, govt produced and showrun by Eric Heisserer, who’s well-known for scripting the 2016 horror hit Lights Out in addition to the Oscar-nominated sci-fi thriller Arrival. Heisserer’s different notable credit embrace the post-apocalyptic thriller Chook Field, which has been an enormous rankings hit for the streaming service and obtained acclaim from audiences and usually constructive opinions from critics.
Set within the Grishaverse, the collection will mix the tales and characters of Shadow and Crows in a world divided in two by a barrier of pure darkness, by which evil creatures hunt and feast on people on both aspect of the barrier. A soldier discovers a magical energy that could possibly unite the 2 nations, however with quite a few forces scheming towards her and a struggle brewing between the assorted factions and lessons within the universe, she should race towards time to discover a approach to make use of her energy for good.
The collection is about to be govt produced by Shawn Levy by 21 Laps Leisure as a part of his general take care of Netflix, which incorporates the sci-fi horror hit Stranger Issues, in addition to Pouya Shahbazian (the Divergent franchise), Bardugo, Dan Levine, Dan Cohen and Josh Barry.
The Grishaverse collection has been a bestselling franchise since its 2012 debut with Shadow, promoting over 2.5 million copies in English whereas additionally having been translated into 38 languages all over the world. The following installment within the collection, King of Scars, is about to hit cabinets later this month.
The rights to the franchise have been initially acquired by DreamWorks in 2012 with Christopher Kyle (Alexander) set to script the undertaking, however nothing ever got here to fruition of the undertaking.
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