By: Amanda Anderson-Niles
With black actors and actresses proving in numbers that they can win big when it comes to ratings, Hollywood is starting to feel more confident in green lighting films with black leads.
Actors Sanaa Lathan and Morris Chestnut have worked together in the past with the “Best Man” franchise, and now they are teaming up again for a new film.
“The Perfect Guy” is being described as an upcoming thriller.
The synopsis reads:
“Leah Vaughn (Lathan) appears to have the ideal life. She enjoys a challenging, fast-paced career as a lobbyist; Dave (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 (Ealy), a handsome, charming stranger whose path keeps crossing with Leah’s. Caring and solicitous of Leah and her family and friends, (Dutton, Wesley, 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.”
Michael Ealy also stars in the film. Check out the first trailer below:
The film will be released this September.
In music news, underrated R&B singer Teedra Moses just released some new music. “Get It Right” is a slow, sultry and sassy track in which the singer is urging her man to get his act together. Check it out below:
You can download the track for free via iTunes here. But hurry, it will only be free for a week.
Spotted at Talk Your Ish Blog