Principal photography has begun on Screen Gems’ thriller “The Perfect Guy,” starring Sanaa Lathan (“The Best Man Holiday”), Michael Ealy (“Think Like A Man,” “Think Like A Man 2,” “About Last Night,” “Seven Pounds”) and Morris Chestnut (“Think Like A Man,” “Identity Thief,” “The Best Man Holiday”). The film also stars Charles S. Dutton (“Longmire,” “Against the Ropes,” “Cry the Beloved Country,” “Alien 3″), Rutina Wesley (“True Blood”) and Kathryn Morris (“Cold Case”). Directed by David M. Rosenthal (“A Single Shot,” “Janie Jones”), the film is produced by Tommy Oliver (“1982,” “Kinyarwanda”), Darryl Taja (“New IN Town”), Nicole Rocklin (“The Magnificent Cooly-T,” “Middle of Nowhere”) and Wendy Rhoads (“The Haunting in Connecticut,” “Because I Said So”) and will shoot on locations throughout Los Angeles.
Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) appears to have the ideal life. She enjoys a challenging, fast-paced career as a lobbyist; Dave (Morris Chestnut), her longterm boyfriend loves her. And yet at 36, she’s ready to move to the next phase. Marriage and a family seem a logical and welcome step. Dave is not so sure. A bit commitment phobic, his misgivings lead to a painful break up. Enter Carter Duncan (Michael Ealy), a handsome, charming stranger whose path keeps crossing with Leah’s. Caring and solicitous of Leah and her family and friends, (Charles S. Dutton, Rutina Wesley, Kathryn Morris) their relationship rapidly progresses. It seems Leah has met The Perfect Guy. But if it seems too good to be true soon his protective nature morphs into something more sinister. It’s clear Leah has to end this new relationship and when she does, her onetime lover becomes her ultimate enemy. It will take every bit of her cunning and resolve to escape and outwit him.
Lionsgate and Grindstone Entertainment aqcuire domestic rights to indie thriller starring Spy Kids actress Alexa Vega.
Grindstone Entertainment and Lionsgate will distribute indie thriller 2br/1ba starring Alexa Vega, Spencer Grammer and Kathryn Morris later this year.
The story follows the lives of two opposite roommates (Vega, Grammer) whose differences come to a head over the course of 24 hours in a physcial, drag out battle over money, space, and morals.
The film was produced and directed by Rob Margolies, along with producers Tenille Houston, Jon Smith and Kristen Ruhlin. Morris is repped with Gersh, while Vega and Grammer are repped with UTA.
Margolies’ last film, She Wants Me, starring Josh Gad, Hilary Duff, Kristen Ruhlin, Melonie Diaz and executive produced by Charlie Sheen was also distributed by Lionsgate on VOD.
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