Everything you need to know about Harlan Coben's new Netflix series

The Netflix gods have blessed us today as they have confirmed their next Harlan Coben series will be Fool Me Once, and it sounds so good. Netflix and thriller writer Harlan Coben have previously teamed up to create truly gripping mystery series, The Stranger, Safe and Stay Close.

Their fourth collaboration is an adaptation of Coben's novel Fool Me Once and sees Maya (Michelle Keegan) grieve the death of her husband Joe (Richard Armitage), however after installing a nanny-cam to watch over her daughter she sees a man in her house she recognises - her husband she believed to be dead.

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This is everything you need to know about upcoming mystery series Fool Me Once.

What is Fool Me Once about?

Fool Me Once is an adaptation of Harlan Coben's novel of the same name and follows Maya Stern grieving the loss of her husband Joe, only to see him reappear in the nanny-cam she set up to watch over her young daughter.

Detective Sergeant Sami Kierce is leading the homicide investigation into Joe's death, whilst also battling secrets of his own. Maya's niece and nephew are dealing with their own mother's murder, which occurred a few months earlier, and they're on the hunt for answers. Is there any chance the two cases are connected?

Harlan Coben describes the series as a "pulse-pounder" and says it is "a shocking story of how secrets and deceit have the power to bring people together while simultaneously tearing them apart." We can't wait to see it!

Who is in the Fool Me Once cast?

Leading the Fool Me Once cast is Michelle Keegan in the role of Maya Stern. Playing Maya's husband Joe is Richard Armitage, who has previously starred in two other Harlan Coben adaptations The Stranger and Stay Close.

Joanna Lumley will be joining the cast as Judith Burkett, Joe's very protective mother.

Completing the main cast is Adeel Akhtar, who takes on the role of Detective Sergeant Sami Kierce.

When did Fool Me Once start filming?

As of mid-February 2023, Fool Me Once is currently being filmed in Manchester.

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