LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton’s entrance novel will not strike shelves for roughly a year, though it is already removing a TV diagnosis as Showtime pronounced Friday that it would adjust a expected book into a series.
Clinton’s “The President Is Missing,” co-authored with inclusive thriller author James Patterson, will follow a remarkable disappearance of a sitting U.S. boss and will pull on Clinton’s believe of holding a office.
It is due to be published in Jun 2018 and is a initial time a U.S. boss has co-authored a thriller.
“I‘m unequivocally enjoying essay this book and operative with Jim,” Clinton pronounced in a statement. “And we can’t wait to see Showtime move a characters to life.”
Showtime, a reward wire network owned by CBS Corp, did not give any sum on casting or when a array competence air.
The array is nonetheless another high-profile further to a flourishing landscape of television, that has drawn Oscar-winning film talent to emanate and star in shows. Showtime President and CEO David Nevins pronounced removing a radio rights to a book was “a manoeuvre in a top order.”
Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Jonathan Oatis