Michelle Keegan in Fool Me Once – Picture: Netflix

Netflix has just announced its eighth adaptation of Harlan Coben. fool me once it will be the next big adaptation to come from Netflix’s partnership with the prolific author and will be headlined by British star Michelle Keegan. Here is everything you need to know about Fool me once

The eight-part thriller (each episode runs around 60 minutes) will adapt the 2016 novel. Unlike the book, however, this adaptation will take place in the UK rather than the US. Filming for the new series has already started in Manchester.

As you know, Netflix has been adapting by Harlan Coben plays through a creative partnership since 2018 with titles including The stranger, stay close, and Sure.

Coben’s other confirmed upcoming projects for Netflix include Myron Bolitar, Six yearsand Flee.

Harlan Coben said in the announcement of fool me once:

“I am excited and honored to once again collaborate with my super talented partners Danny, Nicola and Richard. ‘Fool Me Once’ will be our fourth Netflix series [following ‘Safe,’ ‘The Stranger’ and ‘Stay Close’] together, and man, it never gets old! ‘Fool Me Once’ is a powerful story about how secrets and deceit have the power to bring people together and, at the same time, tear them apart. I can’t wait to see how this dream cast brings these characters to life.»

Also working on the project includes danny brocklehurst (brassic, Come home) as head writer, assisted by charlotte coben, Yemi Oyefuwa, Nina Metivier, and Tom Farrelley.

The direction of the series will be in charge of david moore (stranger) and Torn Nimer.

Nicola Shindler and jessica taylor serve as producers with Quay Street Productions as the production company.

what is netflix fool me once about?

Fool me once book cover

Fool Me Once book cover by Harlan Coben

According to Netflix, here’s what you can expect from the new series:

The series follows Maya Stern, who tries to come to terms with the brutal murder of her husband, Joe. But when Maya sets up a nanny cam to keep an eye on her young daughter, she is shocked to see a man she recognizes at her house. Her husband, whom she thought was dead…

Detective Sergeant Sami Kierce leads the homicide investigation into Joe’s death while grappling with his own secrets. Meanwhile, Maya’s niece and nephew, Abby and Daniel, are trying to find the truth about her mother’s murder several months earlier. Are the two cases connected? Fool Me Once follows these characters on a thrilling search for the truth that will reveal shocking secrets and change their lives forever. Joanna Lumley is Judith Burkett, Joe’s protective mother.»

who is starring fool me once on netflix?

cast grid to fool me once netflix

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Michelle Keegan, Adeel Akhtar, Richard Armitage and Joanna Lumley headline the cast of Netflix’s new thriller limited series.

Sun It was first reported on February 18 that Keegan signed a «six-figure deal» to star in the new series.

Here is the entire preliminary cast for fool me once:

  • michelle keegan (Brasic, our girl) will play Maya Stern
  • adeel akhtar (Sweet tooth, ali and ava) will play Detective Sergeant Sami Kierce
  • richard armitage (stay close, The stranger) will play Joe Burkett
  • Joanna Lumley (absolutely fabulous, finding alice) will play Judith Burkett
  • Emmett J Scanlan (Relatives, Peaky Blinders) will play Shane Tessier
  • Dino Fetscher (years and years, Base) will play Marty McGregor

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