- Hold ona new series based on a book by Harlan Coben, premieres April 22 on Netflix.
- Two characters from The Woods will appear in the new show.
- Several other Coben books have been adapted by Netflix, including gone for good and stay close.
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Another Harlan Coben series is coming to Netflix. The best-selling author’s deal with the streaming service has already resulted in Edge of Your Seat adaptations of books such as stay close and Gone for good. Now,Hold on is about to drop. Keep reading to find out the release date – and how the new show ties into The Woods.
“Hold Tight” premieres April 22 on Netflix
The new series Hold on releases Friday, April 22 on Netflix. The six-episode Polish series stars Magdalena Boczarska, Leszek Lichota, Krzysztof Oleksyn, Agata Labno, Mirosław Zbrojewicz, Grzegorz Damięcki and Agnieszka Grochowska.
Here’s the show’s official synopsis:
When a young man disappears shortly after the death of his friend, life in an affluent suburb of Warsaw unfolds slowly, exposing secrets and lies.
The series is based on Coben’s 2008 book of the same name.
Two characters from ‘The Woods’ return for ‘Hold Tight’
Hohld Tight is not Coben’s first Polish language series for Netflix. The first was from the 2020s Woods, about a series of bizarre murders at a summer camp.
Hold on and Woods are both based on stand-alone novels, and Hold on is not an official sequel to Woods. But two characters from the previous series will appear in the new one. Grochowska, who played Laura in Woods, and Damięcki, who played Pawel, reprise their roles in Hold on.
“I hope viewers in Poland and around the world will be captivated by the twists and turns of Hold on and I’m delighted that they not only meet the new protagonists played by Magdalena and Leszek, but also find out what happened to Laura and Paweł afterwards Woods“Coben teased in a statement when Hold onThe casting of was announced in 2021.
In Woods, Pawel is a prosecutor haunted by the mysterious disappearance of his sister Kamila from his summer camp more than two decades earlier. In the finale, it is hinted – though unconfirmed – that he has found his long-lost brother. Laura is Pawel’s former girlfriend, who has her own painful memories of what happened the night Kamila disappeared.
It’s unclear exactly what role Laura and Pawel will play in the new show. In a TweeterCoben said fans should “watch and learn” to find out how it all connects.
Other Harlan Coben series on Netflix
Hold on is just the latest Coben series for Netflix. The author had a successful partnership with the streaming service, starting in 2018 Safe, who played dexter Michael C. Hall.
This show was followed by the strangerwhich starred Richard Armitage and Siobhan Finneran, and Woods, both of which were released in 2020. A series in Spanish, the innocent, was released in 2021, as well as a French adaptation of Gone for good. stay close, another series in English, hit the streaming service in late 2021.
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