Bill Clinton and James Patterson to Meet with Producers for the Film Adaptation of Upcoming Novel


According to The Hollywood Reporter, ‘The President is Missing’ by Bill Clinton and James Patterson are in a current negotiations to meet with possible producers for a film adaptation.

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Sources say that Clinton and Patterson themselves will meet with interested producers this week. J.J. Abrams, Steven Spielberg and George Clooney are among those who will be taking in-person meetings with the pair. Producer Steve Bing, known to be a close friend of Clinton, is also said to be getting a meeting.

The project would be the first book-to-film adaptation for Clinton, who has written three books since leaving office in January 2001. Patterson has seen five of his books adapted for the big screen and has served as a producer on the three most recent films. Another eight of his stories have been adapted for TV, most recently the 2015-17 CBS series Zoo. He is working on a CBS pilot, Instinct, based on his book Murder Games.

It’s set to hit shelves on June 11, 2018 which will be published by Little, Brown and Company and Knopf.