According to CNBC, 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.