- Hold ona new series based on a book by Harlan Coben, premieres on April 22 on Netflix.
- Two characters from Woods appear in the new show.
- Several other books by Coben have been edited by Netflix, including Away for the good and Stay close.
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Another Harlan Coben series is coming to Netflix. The bestselling author’s agreement with the streaming service has already resulted in adaptations of books such as Stay close and Away for the good. Now,Hold on is about two, drop. Keep reading to find out the release date – and how the new show is connected The Woo ds.
‘Hold Tight’ will be released on April 22 on Netflix
The new series Hold on will be released on 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 is the official synopsis of the show:
When a young man disappears shortly after his friend dies, life in a densely packed wealthy Warsaw suburb slowly unfolds, revealing secrets and lies.
The series is based on Coben’s book of the same name from 2008.
Two characters from ‘The Woods’ return to Hold Tight’
Hislandld tight is not Coben’s first Polish-language series for Neflix. The first was the 2020s The forest, about a series of strange murders at a summer camp.
Hold on and The forest are both based on independent novels, and Hold on is not an official successor to The forest. But two characters from the previous series will appear in the new one. Grochowska, who played Laura in The forest, and Damięcki, who played Pawel, repeat their roles in Hold on.
“I hope viewers in Poland and around the world will be gripped by the twists and turns Hold on and I’m glad they will not only meet the new protagonists played by Magdalena and Leszek, but also find out what happened to Laura and Paweł after The forest“, teased Coben in a statement when Hold ons cast was announced in 2021.
IN The forest, Pawel is a prosecutor haunted by his sister Kamila’s mysterious disappearance from her summer camp more than two decades earlier. In the finale, it is suggested – though not confirmed – that he has found his long-gone sibling. Laura is Pawel’s ex-boyfriend, who has her own painful memories of what happened the night Kamila disappeared.
Exactly what role Laura and Pawel will play in the new show is not clear. In a tweetCoben said fans should “watch and learn” to find out how everything is connected.
Other Harlan Coben series on Netflix
Hold on is just the latest Coben series for Netflix. The author has had a fruitful partnership with the streaming service, beginning with 2018’s Safe, who participated Dexters Michael C. Hall.
That show was followed by The strangerstarring Richard Armitage and Siobhan Finneran, and The forest, both of which were released in 2020. A Spanish-language series, The innocent, appeared in 2021, as well as a French adaptation of Away for the good. Stay close, another English-language series, hit the streaming service in late 2021.
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