Including to its assortment of diversifications of best-selling novels, Netflix has acquired another one, a twisty thriller referred to as The Weekend Away which might be based mostly on the novel of the identical title by creator Sarah Alderson.
Alderson herself might be adapting the screenplay for the film. A prolific creator, Alderson has printed 20 books that features bestselling novels Dropping Lila, The Sound and Out of Management and thrillers In her Eyes, The Stalker and Associates like These. Concerning 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 might be bringing this character to life.”
The Weekend Away might be helmed by director Kim Farrant. Farrant is understood for her movies Strangeland and Angel of Mine, and he or she was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize on the Sundance Movie Competition for the previous in 2015.
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 govt producer and produces alongside Veselin Karadjov, Charlie Morrison, Ben Pugh, and Erica Steinberg. Right here’s every part else we learn about Netflix’s The Weekend Away.
What’s the plot of The Weekend Away?
Netflix’s The Weekend Away might be based mostly on the best-selling thriller of the identical title by Sarah Alderson. It’s the story of two finest buddies, Kate and Orla who’ve overcome private setbacks and it doesn’t matter what life throws at them, they at all times sit up for their annual weekend means. This 12 months they’re on a visit to Lisbon, and every part is ideal till Orla wakes as much as discover Kate lacking. With solely a fuzzy reminiscence of the earlier evening and the police not serving to, her frantic search uncovers devastating secrets and techniques nearer to residence.
The official logline reads as follows:
“A weekend getaway to Croatia goes awry when a lady is accused of killing her finest buddy and her efforts to get to the reality uncover a painful secret.”
Who’s solid in The Weekend Away?
Selection revealed in June 2021 that Leighton Meester (The Roommate, Gossip Lady, Single Mother and father) will lead Netflix’s The Weekend Away and play Orla, the primary lead. Different solid 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 at the moment in energetic growth, however no manufacturing dates are at the moment 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.