After the success of “The Stranger” on Netflix earlier this year another Harlan Coben novel is being adapted for the streaming service as part of the author’s five year deal. The next project will be “Stay Close” – an 8-episode series starring Cush Jumbo (“The Good Wife”), James Nesbitt (“Bloody Sunday”) and Richard Armitage (“The Stranger”) in the three lead roles, with Sarah Parish (“Bancroft”) also cast.
With trademark thrills, gripping suspense, and a crime to solve, Stay Close questions how much you really know someone. Three people living comfortable lives each conceal dark secrets that even the closest to them would never suspect; Megan (Jumbo), a working mother of three; Ray (Armitage), the once promising documentary photographer, now stuck in a dead-end job pandering to celebrity-obsessed rich kids, and Broome (Nesbitt), a detective who’s unable to let go of a missing person’s cold case. Lorraine (Parish), an old friend from Megan’s past, delivers some shocking news which will impact on all three characters. As the past comes back to haunt them, threatening to ruin their lives and the lives of those around them, what will be their next move?
RED Production Company will be creating the series in and around Manchester, UK. RED also created two other Coben titles for Netflix: “Safe” and “The Stranger”. Other titles from the author that are on Netflix include Polish original “The Woods”, Spanish original “The Innocent”, and “Gone for Good”, which is currently filming in France.