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Inside Lauren Oliver’s Adaptation of ‘Panic’ and Why She Would Kill Somebody Off in Season 2

Inside Lauren Oliver’s Adaptation of ‘Panic’ and Why She Would Kill Somebody Off in Season 2

Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Panic,” streaming now on Amazon Prime Video.

Many fans of Lauren Oliver’s young adult novel “Panic,” following high school seniors who take part in the dangerous eponymous game every year with hopes of winning thousands of dollars to help set up their adult lives, were disappointed when that novel was not turned into a multi-book series, as is common in the genre. In fact, Oliver tells Variety she did want to write it as a book series, so when that didn’t happen, she turned her attention to a new medium: television.

Adapted into a 10-part drama series, “Panic” will stream on Amazon Prime Video seven years after Oliver first published her novel.

“Out of all my books, I wanted to explore it on TV because I loved the community and the town and the opportunity to explore different storylines,

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