Netflix Signs Huge Development Deal with Harlan Coben

Netflix taps another major talent. 

The streaming giant has inked a deal with bestselling author, Harlan Coben. The huge multi-year development deal was announced Monday. 

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 and Netflix collaborated in the past, creating the well-received series Safe starring Michael C. Hall. 

“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.”

“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.”

The deal also covers Coben’s upcoming title Run Away.