Netflix Announces ‘Shadow and Bone’ Casting including Ben Barnes


Netflix has announced the main cast of ‘Shadow and Bone,’ which is based from the YA series ‘The Grisha trilogy and Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo.

A peasant girl who believes there is nothing to her but her mapping skills finds a rare power known to only have one owner in history: her. She must learn to use this power and stand beside the Darkling to destroy the Fold the very thing that willed her to use her power in the first place to save her one true love that does not love her back. She must choose between him and the Darkling and her choice later then betrays her but who will she choose.

Jessie Mei Li will play the heroine Alina Starkov, Ben Barnes as The Darkling/General Kirigan, Archie Reneaux as Mal Oretsev, Freddy Carter as Kaz Brekker, Amita Suman as Inej Ghafa, and Kit Young as Jesper Fahey.

You could see Barnes’s announcement below via Twitter.

Source: EW