So Screen Gems has released the first trailer for its upcoming thriller, The Perfect Guy, and it stars Morris Chestnut, Michael Ealy and Sanaa Lathan.
The Perfect Guy follows the story of Leah Vaughn who appears to have the perfect life. She enjoys a challenging, fast-paced career as a lobbyist; Dave, her long-term 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 and this leads to a painful breakup . 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, their relationship rapidly progresses. It seems Leah has met the perfect guy. But if it seems too good to be true… Soon Carter’s 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.
The film was written by Tyger Williams and directed by David M. Rosenthal.
I must confess though, the film looks like something we’ve seen over and over again. It reminds me of the Idris Elba and Beyonce film, Obsessed, but then again, Hollywood is known for recycling stories, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. That said, Michael Ealy and Sanna Lathan are enough reasons for me to go see this one when it hits cinemas later this year on September 25.
And by the way, Michael Ealy seems to be playing a psychopath a lot these days. Wonder where that’s coming from.
Watch the trailer below.