Following the huge success of the hit The CW television series Gossip Girl, a number of stars who were relative unknowns became household names around the world, sending their career to new heights and opening up a lot of doors for them. When Gossip Girl finally came to an end, all eyes soon turned to the stars of the show, watching to see where their careers would go from there.
One such star, who became a huge star thanks to the success of Gossip Girl, is actress Leighton Meester, who has enjoyed relative success in her career since the show came to an end. Next up for Leighton Meester is a role in the upcoming movie The Judge, which is set to hit the big screen later in the month.
For those of you who do not know much about the movie The Judge and wish to know more, the film has been officially described as "Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family."
As well as starring Leighton Meester, The Judge boasts a very impressive cast, including the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Vera Farmiga, Dax Shepard, Bob Thornton, Sarah Lancaster, Robert Duvall, Vincent D'Onofrio, David Krumholtz, and Balthazar Getty, among others. The Judge has been directed by David Dobkin and will open on October 10 in the US, before then hitting the big screen on October 17 in the UK.
Check out the trailer for The Judge, below.