After journalist Gemma Hendricks loses her job and leaves her husband, she is sure that scoring an interview with Colin Firth will save her career and marriage. Yet a local story concerning Bea Crane changes everything. Bea, who learns of her birth adoption in a deathbed confession letter, goes to Boothbay Harbor to observe her biological mother, Veronica Russo. Veronica wonders if she’s hiding from the truth when she comes home to Maine and is hired as an Extra on the bustling movie set.
Two sisters and the cousin they grew up with after a tragedy are summoned home to their family matriarch's inn for a shocking announcement. When they join the innkeeper and the other guests for weekly Movie Night --- it's Meryl Streep month --- they find themselves sharing secrets and questioning everything they thought they knew about life, love and one another.