Meet the Cast of “The Deadly Getaway” | News

Meet the Cast of “The Deadly Getaway” |  News

BET+’s original film, “The Deadly Getaway,” premieres this weekend. “The Deadly Getaway” begins with a chaotic home invasion gone wrong, resulting in the death of a man. The story then shifts to Hope and Jacob, a couple looking to escape their monotonous routine with a spontaneous trip to Wolf Creek, where Jacob plans a surprise proposal. Upon their arrival, their expectation of a secluded retreat is shattered when Hope’s ex, Derrick, shows up with his new girlfriend, Jada. Tensions rise quickly. The disturbing coincidence of Derrick’s presence at Wolf Creek raises questions. Why is he there on the same weekend as Hope? And why is he playing menacingly with guns?

Let’s take a look at the cast.

YANDY SMITH-HARRIS as “Hope Robinson”

Hope is a real estate agent who prefers city living to the outdoors. Her attachment to her phone strains her relationship with her boyfriend, Jacob. To mark their anniversary and possibly rekindle their romance after past infidelities, she reluctantly agrees to a weekend away with Jacob which takes a dangerous turn.

Yandy Smith-Harris is best known for his appearance in the “Love and Hip Hop” franchise.

JASON WEAVER as “Jacob Haughton”

Hope’s scheming ex-boyfriend Derrick

Jacob is an IT professional who is very attentive to Hope’s well-being. To shake up their routine, he surprises her with a trip to Wolf Creek, where their lives are put in danger by Hope’s ex-boyfriend, Derrick.

Jason Weaver has been active for over twenty years as a singer and actor. He is best known for his role as Michael in “The Jacksons: An American Dream” and his role as the singer of young Simba in “The Lion King”.

JEFF LOGAN as “Derrick Thompson”

Hope’s scheming ex-boyfriend, Derrick, is currently on the run from authorities due to his role in a botched heist. Despite the passage of time, Derrick remains obsessed with Hope, convinced that she belongs to him and him alone.

Jeff Logan is an actor, model and fitness influencer. He appeared in Cardi B’s “Press” video and as Eric in Allblk’s “Double Cross.”


Jada is Derrick’s exotic dancer girlfriend. When she discovers that Hope is Derrick’s ex-girlfriend, tension rises between the two ladies.

Princess is best known for appearing in the “Love and Hip Hop” franchise and executive producing “The Conversation” for the Zeus Network.

THE DEADLY GETAWAY, directed by Charles Jones, will premiere on BET+ on May 9.