Shadow and Bone season 2 release date: Will there be another series?

Shadow and Bone: Netflix release trailer for new series

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Shadow and Bone just dropped on Netflix on April 23, offering subscribers a new fantasy world to explore. The show follows a small part of a much larger book series making fans wonder if there will be a follow-up for the season. So will Netflix continue to show in a second season?

Shadow and Bone is an adaptation of the Grishaverse novels by Leigh Bardugo.

The series is inspired by the events of the original novel trilogy – also titled Shadow and Bone

Bardugo’s novels also continue through books two and three, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising respectively.

It doesn’t end there, however, with a total of seven books in the series.

The Grishaverse has also been expanded into short stories, giving Netflix plenty of material to take inspiration from in the new show.

Will there be a second season

There has been no confirmation of a second season by Netflix so far.

The renewal of Shadow and Bone will depend on the success of the first season which is impossible to know as Netflix does not release ratings.

However, reviews of the new series have been positive across the board, meaning it seems to be a success critically.

Speaking to Inverse.com, series author Leigh Bardugo has high hopes for the show, saying: “I have a lot of hope that we’ll get another season.

“Honestly, I’d love to see us get another five seasons. There’s so much story,” she continued.

Despite not being officially renewed, Netflix will likely commission the series for a second season if the show proves popular.

The website whats-on-netflix.com reported back in March the show had been “quietly” renewed for another season.

The site also correctly predicted the renewals of Ozark and Fate: the Winx Saga before the show’s officially received new seasons.

Eric Heisserer, the series showrunner who is also known for writing Arrival and Bird Box, recently commented on the scope of the show.

In an interview on The Playlist podcast, Heisserer said: “I definitely have a plan, I think it’s really important to have a plan.”

He continued: “It’s always important to be able to adapt or shift or course-correct.”

It isn’t just additional seasons, however, with Heissenerer also considering the possibility of spin-off shows.

“There are plenty of side paths you can take, other avenues you can follow, and characters that end up being their own stories and their own series,” he explained.

Shadow and Bone is available to watch exclusively on Netflix.

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