Articles about Harlan Coben
The team behind Netflix thriller Safe reunite for The Stranger, based on Harlan Coben’s mystery novel. DQ visits the set to find out how they reworked the story for the screen.
Dexter star Michael C Hall, writers Harlan Coben and Danny Brocklehurst and exec producer Nicola Shindler reveal the secrets behind making new Netflix and Canal+ thriller Safe.
With credits including Happy Valley, Cucumber and The Five, Red Production Company has built a reputation for being a writers’ producer. DQ speaks to executive producer Nicola Shindler – and some of the A-list scribes lining up to work with her.
The Ink Factory is preparing a follow-up to John Le Carré’s The Night Manager by adapting another of the author’s works, while screenwriter Andrew Davies has finally been given his chance to tackle Les Misérables.
Director Mark Tonderai talks to Michael Pickard about helming every episode of new Sky1 drama The Five and finding inspiration from football managers.
Harlan Coben is one of the world’s most successful novelists, and now he’s getting into TV in a big way. At MipTV in Cannes, he provided delegates with an insight into his obsessive approach to storytelling.
Harlan Coben is making a series based on his book Six Years and teaming up with Red Production Company, while Zodiak Rights backs David Raymond’s Arise and Sonar works with Vivek J Tiwary to tell the story of the ‘fifth Beatle.’
The message from the C21 Drama Summit is that writers have never had it so good. They are letting their imaginations run riot – with stunning results. But the TV industry also needs to make sure it is nurturing a new generation of writers.
With book adaptations on the rise and more novelists trying their hand at writing original series for television, Andy Fry examines the benefits and disadvantages of the increasing author involvement in small-screen drama.
Prolific author Harlan Coben says he’s ‘shooting for greatness’ with The Five, his first original TV series. DQ talks to the novelist and others behind the production and finds out why they’re convinced they’ve got their hands on a five-star hit.