The Perfect Find: Gabrielle Union to star & produce rom-com
According to Variety, Think Like A Man star Gabrielle Union has been tapped to star in the film adaptation of Tia Williams’ best-selling book The Perfect Find. Union will also serve as the film’s producer through her production company, I’ll Have Another. The movie is expected to begin filming next year in 2019.
The Perfect Find follows the story of Jenna Jones, a former It-girl fashion editor, who is desperate to get a second chance at redeeming herself. After Jenna’s dissmissal from Darling magazine, she doesn’t have a choice but to apply for a job at StyleZine,com where her old arch nemesis, Darcy Vale works as her boss. As she continues to work in the StyleZine.com, she finds herself struggling to keep up with her younger and more social media savvy co-workers while keeping her boss happy — and when she starts a relationship with the company’s new videographer, she thinks her life is finally turning around until she finds out that he’s the boss’s son.
The film’s screenplay will be written by Leigh Davenport with Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios to finance and produce the project. Jeff Morrone, Tommy Oliver and Codie Elaine Oliver are set to produce along with Holly Shakoor Fleischer of I’ll Have Another. AGC’s Ford, Greg Shapiro and Glendon Palmer will serve as The Perfect Find’s executive producers.
Union most recently starred in the Universal thriller Breaking In, which she also produced, which received generally negative reviews but was a box office hit, with the majority of critics still praising her performance in the film. She will next be seen in the two-hour movie finale of her acclaimed series Being Mary Jane, which has yet to set a premiere date, and the upcoming TV spinoff of the hit Bad Boys franchise, L.A.’s Finest, which was recently picked up by Spectrum for a 13-episode first season.
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