True Blood’s Rutina Wesley Joins ‘The Perfect Guy’ Cast

August 8, 2014 by  

Rutina Becomes BFF With Another Character Who Has Issues:

Rutina Wesley stars as Tara Thronton in HBO's True BloodRutina Wesley has been busy since she learned not only of the demise of her regular gig on HBO’s True Blood, but also of the death of her character, Tara Thornton in Season 7. With 13 Sins and Last Weekend already released, Rutina has just joined the cast for David M. Rosenthal’s new thriller, The Perfect Guy.


Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) appears to have the ideal life. She enjoys a challenging, fast-paced career as a lobbyist; Dave (Morris 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 (Michael Ealy), a handsome, charming stranger whose path keeps crossing with Leah’s. Caring and solicitous of Leah and her family and friends, (Charles S. Dutton, Rutina Wesley, Kathryn 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.

Rutina will – once again – be playing the best friend of the main character. Can’t wait to see this at the movies. Let us know your thoughts by commenting below.

Sources: The Wrap – ‘True Blood’s’ Rutina Wesley Joins Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy in ‘The Perfect Guy’ (Exclusive) – Press Release: Screen Gems Begins Production On The Thriller ‘The Perfect Guy’ Starring Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy And Morris Chestnut