Netflix announces a french original series : Gone For Good – an adaptation of Harlan Coben’s bestselling thriller

Netflix announces a french original series : Gone For Good – an adaptation of Harlan Coben’s bestselling thriller

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES A FRENCH ORIGINAL SERIES – GONE FOR GOOD

AN ADAPTATION OF HARLAN COBEN’S BESTSELLING THRILLER OF THE SAME NAME.

The five-part thriller series will star Finnegan Oldfield, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Guillaume Gouix, Garance Marillier and is directed by Juan Carlos Medina. Harlan Coben serves as the series’ executive producer.

Synopsis : Guillaume Lucchesi (Finnegan Oldfield), in his thirties, thought he had drawn a line under the terrible tragedy which saw the two people he loved the most die: Sonia (Garance Marillier), his first love, and Fred (Nicolas Duvauchelle), his brother. Ten years later, Judith (Nailia Harzoune), whose love has made his life worth living again, suddenly disappears during his mother’s funeral. To find her, Guillaume will have to face all the truths that were hidden from him by his family and friends, as well as those that he’d long decided to ignore. For better, but mostly for worse.

Gone For Good is yet another collaboration between Harlan Coben and Netflix, adding to Polish series The Woods, British series The Stranger and upcoming Spanish series El Inocente.

“Netflix has been a wonderful partner in adapting my novels in a variety of countries – and it’s a particular thrill to be making Gone For Good in France. I’m honored to be working with this incredibly talented French cast and crew.” – said producer and writer, Harlan Coben.

Damien Couvreur, head of original french series at Netflix said: “We are so excited that Harlan Coben and Calt Studio are bringing this gripping story to France. Gone for Good has all the ingredients of his great thrillers that have consistently sparked joy with our members ”

About Gone For Good : 

  • Cast : Finnegan Oldfield (Marvin ou la belle éducation, Nocturama), Nicolas Duvauchelle (Lost Bullet), Guillaume Gouix (Who you think I am, The Crew), Garance Marillier (Raw), Nailia Harzoune, Grégoire Colin, Tomas Lemarquis…
  • Directed by Juan Carlos Medina (Painless)
  • Created and written by David Elkaïm and Vincent Poymiro in collaboration with Pauline Guena, Nacim Mehtar and Marion Festraëts.
  • Produced by : Calt Studio (Xavier Matthieu)

The mini-series production will begin in September 2020.

About Harlan Coben
With over 75 million books in print worldwide, Harlan Coben is the perennial number 1 New York Times author of thirty novels including The Stranger, The Boy From The Woods, Tell No One and the renowned Myron Bolitar Series. His books are published in 45 languages around the globe. Netflix has entered into a multi-year exclusive overall deal with Coben. As part of the deal, Netflix will work with Coben to develop 14 existing titles and future projects, into English language and foreign language series, as well as films, to premiere on Netflix around the world. Coben will serve as an executive producer on all projects.  He is repped for film/TV by Michael Gendler at Gendler & Kelly.

About Netflix

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