Black List Writer Tapped to Adapt Harlan Coben's 'Missing You' (Exclusive)

Harlan Coben Missing You Book Cover - P 2014

Harlan Coben Missing You Book Cover - P 2014

Brett Ratner is producing the Warner Bros. thriller.

Stephany Folsom has been tapped to write Missing You, the adaptation of a Harlan Coben novel being developed by Warner Bros.

The book, published by Dutton in March, tells of a female police detective who starts dating online. She begins communicating with a man who jilted her 18 years earlier and it leads to the uncovering of an intricate scheme involving a brilliant sociopathic criminal.

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Brett Ratner is producing via his RatPac Entertainment banner. RatPac’s James Packer and John Cheng are exec producing.

Chantal Nong is overseeing for Warners.

Folsom is an up-and-coming scribe who garnered attention with her script 1969: A Space Odyssey or How Kubrick Learned to Stop Worrying and Land on the Moon. The script, which told of a female PR exec enlisting filmmaker Stanley Kubrick to fake the moon landing, landed on the 2013 Black List.  

She is repped by Verve and Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment.