Netflix Enters Huge Development Deal with Harlan Coben

Netflix has inked a huge development deal with Harlan Coben. 

The streaming giant is adding to its pool of talent, tapping the bestselling author for a multi-year overall development deal.

Coben has already helmed two productions for the service: Safe starring Michael C. Hall and a French series titles No Second Chance (2015). 

“I loved working with the Netflix team on Safe, and seeing the fantastic audience response around the world,” Coben said in a statement. “I’m thrilled to continue our relationship to create more original films and series with them on a global scale.”

According to Variety, the deal includes the development of the author’s 14 existing titles and will range from English-language series foreign language series and films. Coben will serve as executive producer on all of the projects.

“Harlan’s page-turning crime novels are beloved by readers around the world,” said Erik Barmack, vice president of international originals for Netflix. “We are excited to continue our partnership with him and develop his suspenseful thrillers into global Netflix originals.”

Coben has sold more than 75 million books and has been translated into 43 languages.