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Ahead of its Us release next month, a new trailer has arrived online for director David M. Rosenthal’s upcoming thriller The Perfect Guy which stars Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy and Morris Chestnut. Check it out below after the official synopsis…
The Perfect Guy follows a woman (Sanaa Lathan) who meets an It expert (Michael Ealy), who seems to be the perfect guy. But after a sexually-charged courtship, she sees a violent side of him and dissolves the budding relationship. In a jealous rage and fueled by insane revenge, he disrupts her life.
The Perfect Guy is set for release on September 11th in the States and on November 27th in the UK.
- Gary Collinson
Some trailers eschew dialogue, preferring to evoke a mood or tell some of the story in other ways, such as through song. The new trailer for stalker thriller The Perfect Guy went with I Put A Spell On You over shots of its supernaturally attractive cast.Directed by David M. Rosenthal from Tyger Williams’ script, The Perfect Guy finds Sanaa Lathan as Leah Vaughn, a beautiful, successful lobbyist who would seem to be living a charmed life. Even after the painful end of her most recent relationship, she lands on her feet, kicking off a passionate dalliance with the charming Carter (Michael Ealy).But things take a scarier turn when her ex-boyfriend Dave (Morris Chestnut) resurfaces in her life and Leah decides to try to make it work with him. Which does not go down well with Carter… And yet, even as Dave tries to keep her safe, she wonders »
For those who got a heaping ton of the heebie-jeebies from Michael Ealy's turn on the thankfully cancelled The Following, get ready for your not-so-long-awaited re-up. The first trailer from The Perfect Guy, courtesy of A Single Shot helmer David M. Rosenthal, features ample time witnessing Ealy, playing the obsessive, over-protective new boyfriend of Sanaa Lathan, putting his all into the role of a total, irrefutable creep, and that would be the exact pull of the story. There's a trashy zip to films like this, focused on the overblown melodramatic fears that go off into diabolical, often fatal directions. And that's Morris Chestnut, hot off some solid work on the previous season of Nurse Jackie, as Lathan's commitment-phobe ex-boyfriend who begins to have second thoughts about putting a ring on it when he sees Ealy romancing her. This, thankfully, looks more knowingly trashy than most of its ilk, and »
- Chris Cabin
3 items from 2015
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