Netflix’s recent adaptation of Fool Me Once may not have been to all critics’ tastes, but that certainly hasn’t stopped viewers from continuing to binge-watch it, with the tense thriller topping the streaming service’s most-watched list. January.
If you’re among those who watched Fool Me Once after it debuted on New Year’s Day, Netflix has some news that might put a big smile on your face.
On Monday morning, the streaming giant announced it would adapt two more novels by Harlan Coben, the writer behind other Netflix titles like Fool Me Once, Stay Close, and The Stranger.
Production on Missing You will begin in the spring, followed by an adaptation of Run Away later in the year.Michelle Keegan and Richard Armitage in Fool Me Once
Fool Me Once is still in the number two spot on Netflix at the time of writing, and stars Michelle Keegan, Adeel Akhtar and Dame Joanna Lumley.
The drama also features Richard Armitage, who previously appeared in Stay Close and The Stranger, prompting much comment about whether he would appear in Missing You…
Richard previously made a splash with his appearance in another Netflix drama, the erotic thriller Obsession, which debuted on the platform last year.
The official synopsis for Harlan Coben’s next two Netflix shows is as follows:
Eleven years ago Detective Kat Donovan’s fiancé Josh – the love of her life – disappeared and she hasn’t heard from him since. Now, as she swipes through profiles on a dating app, she suddenly sees his face and her world explodes again. Josh’s reappearance will force him to dive back into the mystery surrounding his father’s murder and uncover long-buried secrets from his past.
Simon has the perfect life: loving wife and children, good job, beautiful house. But then her oldest daughter, Paige, runs away and everything falls apart. So now when he finds her, vulnerable and addicted to drugs in a city park, he finally has a chance to bring his little girl home.
But it turns out he’s not alone and the argument escalates into shocking violence that will destroy Simon’s life again. Her daughter’s search will take her into a dangerous underground world, uncovering deep secrets that could destroy her family forever.