Exclusive: Leighton Meester Is a Prime Suspect in Netflix's New Crime Thriller

Published Feb 02 2022 at 4:00 PM GMT
  • If your best friend went missing and you were accused of their murder, would you be able to prove your innocence" In Netflix's new crime thriller, "The Weekend Away," a movie adaptation of Sarah Alderson's best-selling novel, a woman named Beth (Leighton Meester) finds herself struggling to piece together what really happened after a drunken night out in Croatia with her best friend, Kate (Christina Wolfe).
  • In an attempt to absolve herself from the crime, Beth retraces her steps, discovering painful secrets that threaten to destroy their lifelong friendship and reveal more than she ever wanted to know.
  • See exclusive photos from "The Weekend Away" and find out more about the movie ahead.
  • What Is "The Weekend Away" About' Netflix's "The Weekend Away" is the story of best friends Beth and Kate, who decide to take a weekend trip to Croatia to escape the troubles of their everyday lives, namely Beth's struggles as a new mother and Kate's complicated divorce.
  • "Beth is in a stage of transition, in her friendships, career, motherhood and marriage," Meester says in a press release, adding that she read the book after filming wrapped.



  • Published Feb 2, 2022 4:00 PM GMT