Bill Clinton, James Patterson eyeing film deal for 'The President is Missing'
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Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonWhite House pushes back on claims Biden doing too little on voting rights The Memo: Some Democrats worry rising crime will cost them Boeing's top lobbyist leaves company MORE and James Patterson are reportedly already eyeing a film deal for an adaptation of their upcoming joint novel.

The pair has brought a top Hollywood talent agent on board to meet with potential filmmakers for a big-screen version of “The President is Missing," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Richard Lovett, of Creative Artists Agency, will “handle the rights” when he meets with film pros later this spring, the magazine reported on Wednesday.

The book, announced on Monday, is poised to hit shelves in June 2018.


While few details about the novel have been released, Clinton, known for his love of mysteries and thrillers, said in a statement earlier this week, “Working on a book about a sitting President — drawing on what I know about the job, life in the White House, and the way Washington works — has been a lot of fun.”