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Amazon Is Adapting Finance Thriller The Banker's Wife

The eight-episode season will be written by ​Meredith Stiehm and directed by ​Lesli Linka Glatter

Kaitlin Thomas

Amazon has revealed its latest project: The streaming service will next adapt Cristina Alger's best-selling novel The Banker's Wife for TV. The news was announced Saturday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.

Set in the world of global finance, the thriller follows two women as they chase down answers following a mysterious plane crash. After shining a light on offshore accounts obviously meant to be kept in the dark because they're offshore accounts, the two find themselves in the crosshairs of a larger conspiracy involving money laundering, politics, and a complicated web of terrorists and criminals.

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"As soon as we read The Banker's Wife, we knew this would be a series that our Amazon Prime Video customers will love, a fast-paced, compelling story that pulls you in immediately," said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, in a statement.

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The eight-episode season will be written by Meredith Stiehm (Homeland) and directed by Lesli Linka Glatter (Homeland, Now and Then).

​The Banker's Wife

The Banker's Wife