Netflix series night shift agentIts creator, Sean Ryan, explains why the identity of the killer is different than in the book.
night shift agent The series, which recently debuted on the streaming platform, is based on the 2019 novel of the same name by American author Matthew Quick.
It stars Gabriel Basso as FBI agent Peter Sutherland, who works alongside former cybersecurity chief Ross Larkin, played by Lucian Buchanan, and uncovers a mole buried at the highest levels of government .
in the recent past with collider,Ryan weighs in on the changes in the series adaptation from the original, including the identity of the serial killer.
“It did. We made some changes to the book. First of all, the book is so good that everyone should buy the book and read it. It’s a different experience than watching a show. There are many similarities, but there are also many difference,” he said.
Ryan goes even further, “I talked to novelist Matthew Quirk about it. He was kind of like, ‘Hey, it’s going to be another thing,’ and said, ‘You do it the way you need to. ” But the spine and the basic hooks and the main characters of Peter and Rose and Diane Farr were pulled from the book very accurately. Then we had to flesh out the world in a much bigger way. There was a different killer.”
The show’s producers further revealed, “Dale and Alan, Boyfriend and Girlfriend Assassin, was created when I was researching the idea of the Secret Service, and I thought it would be better on TV. In the book, it’s a year.” The long Russian assassin works alone, and on TV it’s hard to know what that character is thinking.”
He further goes on to say, “In the book, you can do that with exposition and tell the audience what the characters are thinking, but that doesn’t work on TV. So, I think it would be more interesting to see these two people interacting with each other.” , so you can get to know them better.”
“So, it’s just on a case-by-case basis, what’s in the book? Does that work? If not, what could work? We never want to stray too far from the book. We want it to feel like something in the book.” Same world, but how did that world get bigger and fill our 10 episodes?” he added.