Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling Grishaverse novels are coming to life on Netflix with the premiere of Shadow and Bone. When the show begins, soldier and orphan Alina Starkov has unleashed an extraordinary power that could be the key to setting her country free. As the threat of the Shadow Fold looms, Alina must train as part of an elite army of magical soldiers known as Grisha. Along the way, she finds allies and enemies. It all leads to an epic finale. Shadow and Bone stars starring Jessie Mei Li as Alina Starkov, Archie Renaux as Malyen Oretsev, Freddy Carter as Kaz Brekker, Amita Suman as Inej, Kit Young as Jesper Fahey, Ben Barnes as General Kirigan, Danielle Galligan as Nina Zenik, and Calahan Skogman as Matthias Helvar. The first season, which drops April 23, will consist of 8 episodes. See more photos of Shadow and Bone in our gallery now.