Entertainment One (eOne) is partnering with the Gotham Group to adapt Ruth Ware's novel The Lying Game into a television series. Deadline reported that the "psychological mystery is the latest Ware-penned project to be adapted after New Line picked up Ware's In a Dark, Dark Wood with Reese Witherspoon attached and CBS Films set up The Woman in Cabin 10."
"The Lying Game is an edge-of-your-seat thriller that continues Ruth's cinematic storytelling with a swift pace and tension-raising style that makes it impossible to put down," said Pancho Mansfield, eOne's president, global scripted programming, television.
Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, founder and CEO of the Gotham Group, called Ware "a master storyteller. Everything she writes feels so cinematic and the characters are so rich."