New Best Friend

New Best Friend is a 2002 American psychological thriller film based on a story by author James Edwards. The film was originally owned by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which eventually lost the rights to it. Later, Sony Pictures acquired the rights to distribute the film in the United States and some other territories mainly on home video; the film was ultimately released theatrically in the United States in a limited release by TriStar Pictures on April 12, 2002.


A North Carolina sheriff (Taye Diggs) investigates the near-fatal drug overdose of a working class college girl (Mia Kirshner) and discovers many sordid details of her life before and during her descent into drugs and debauchery.