‘The Weekend Away’ Netflix Film: What We Know So Far

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Including to its assortment of diversifications of best-selling novels, Netflix has acquired another one, a twisty thriller known as The Weekend Away which will probably be primarily based on the novel of the identical title by creator Sarah Alderson.

Alderson herself will probably be adapting the screenplay for the film. A prolific creator, Alderson has revealed 20 books that features bestselling novels Dropping Lila, The Sound and Out of Management and thrillers In her Eyes, The Stalker and Pals like These. In regards to the Netflix adaptation Alderson mentioned the next:

“I’m so excited to see The Weekend Away make it to the display screen. To have tailored my very own novel makes it much more particular, and I’m thrilled that Leighton will probably be bringing this character to life.”

The Weekend Away will probably be helmed by director Kim Farrant. Farrant is understood for her movies Strangeland and Angel of Mine, and she or he was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize on the Sundance Movie Competition for the previous in 2015.

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Writer Sarah Alderson and director Kim Farrant

Ben Pugh, Charlie Morrison and Erica Steinberg will produce The Weekend Away for 42 as a part of their overall deal with Netflix. Kari Hartfield serves as government producer and produces alongside Veselin Karadjov, Charlie Morrison, Ben Pugh, and Erica Steinberg. Right here’s every thing else we learn about Netflix’s The Weekend Away.

What’s the plot of The Weekend Away?

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Netflix’s The Weekend Away will probably be primarily based on the best-selling thriller of the identical title by Sarah Alderson. It’s the story of two greatest mates, Kate and Orla who’ve overcome private setbacks and it doesn’t matter what life throws at them, they all the time look ahead to their annual weekend approach. This yr they’re on a visit to Lisbon, and every thing is ideal till Orla wakes as much as discover Kate lacking. With solely a fuzzy reminiscence of the earlier night time and the police not serving to, her frantic search uncovers devastating secrets and techniques nearer to house.

The official logline reads as follows:

“A weekend getaway to Croatia goes awry when a girl is accused of killing her greatest good friend and her efforts to get to the reality uncover a painful secret.”

Who’s forged in The Weekend Away?

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Selection revealed in June 2021 that Leighton Meester (The Roommate, Gossip Woman, Single Mother and father) will lead Netflix’s The Weekend Away and play Orla, the primary lead. Different forged embody Christina Wolfe (Batwoman, The Royals), Ziad Bakri (Blind Solar, Screwdriver, Le Bureau de Legendes) and Luke Norris (Poldark, Been So Lengthy)

What’s the manufacturing standing of The Weekend Away?

Netflix’s The Weekend Away is presently in lively growth, however no manufacturing dates are presently recognized.

What’s the launch date of The Weekend Away?

As of June 2021, Netflix hasn’t introduced any launch dates for The Weekend Away.