Netflix to adapt Harlan Coben novel as Polish series

Award-winning crime novelist Harlan Coben is hot property in TV at the moment.

We’ve already had a few Netflix series, and now another of his novels is get the treatment from the streaming giant… but this time as a Polish original series.

The Woods will be a six-part series that will be broadcast in 2020. Netflix is remaking El Inocente in Spain with Oriol Paulo and The Stranger and Safe in the UK.

Deadline reports that:

Set in two time spans, 1994 and 2019, The Woods tells the story of a Warsaw prosecutor, Paweł Kopiński, who is still grieving the loss of his sister from twenty-five years ago – the night she walked into the woods at a summer camp and was never seen again. But now, the discovery of a homicide victim – a boy who vanished along with Paweł’s sister – reveals evidence that links him to her disappearance. As hope rises that his sister could still be alive, dangerous secrets from his family’s past threaten to tear apart everything that Paweł has been trying to hold together.

Look out for it next year.

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