the perfect guy trailer

*He just finished playing a psychopath on TV in Fox’s “The Following,” and now Michael Ealy is about to play another character of ill repute on the big screen.

The first trailer has been released for “The Perfect Guy,” his thriller with Sanaa Lathan and Morris Chestnut.

The film’s plot is described below:

Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) appears to have the ideal life. She enjoys a challenging, fast-paced career as a lobbyist; Dave (Morris Chestnut), 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. 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, 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 Perfect Guy” hits theaters in September 2015.

Watch the film’s first trailer below: