Article: Dream Vacation? Think Again! Get Your First Look At Netflix’s New Thriller, “The Weekend Away” Starring Leighton Meester!

Christina Wolfe as Kate and Leighton Meester as Beth in The Weekend Away
Photo Credits: Ivan Šardi / Netflix

A magical and surreal trip to Croatia sounds like a dream vacation, right? Well, for Beth, things don’t exactly go as planned. Netflix is bringing out an all new thriller movie titled, The Weekend Away and we’re all eagerly awaiting its release. The intriguing film stars Leighton Meester as Beth, Christina Wolfe as Kate, Ziad Bakri as Zain, and Luke Norris as Rob.

In the movie, “a weekend getaway to Croatia goes awry when a woman (Leighton Meester) is accused of killing her best friend (Christina Wolfe) and her efforts to get to the truth uncover a painful secret” (source: press release).

The terrific movie is directed by Kim Farrant and is written by Sarah Alderson, who also wrote the book that the movie is based on of the same name. We could tell that this flick will leave us at the edge of our seats and we’ve already clicked the “Remind Me” button on our Netflix account to count down to the film’s release.

Leighton Meester as Beth and Ziad Bakri as Zain in The Weekend Away
Photo Credits: Ivan Šardi / Netflix

To get us ready for the movie’s launch on the streaming platform, Netflix shared some first-look photos and we seriously cannot wait for what’s in store in The Weekend Away.

Christina Wolfe shared her enthusiasm over the movie’s release and expressed how much she enjoyed working with co-star Leighton Meester in a post on her Instagram account. Along with the post, Wolfe wrote, “Excited to announce that THE WEEKEND AWAY will release globally on Netflix on March 3rd!
Such a joy to share the screen with you @itsmeleighton ❤️.”

Screenwriter and author, Sarah Alderson excitedly shared the news of her film’s release as seen in the tweet below. It’s time to get your fave movie snacks ready because it’s almost time to watch The Weekend Away on our screens!

Check out some more first look photos from The Weekend Away below. The movie releases on March 3 on Netflix. Comment below and tell me or tweet me at @alexisjoyvipacc, do you have the film already lined up on your “must-watch” queue?

Photo Credits: Ivan Šardi / Netflix


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