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In addition to its Strong Black Lead movie collection, Netflix will release the romantic comedy the perfect find starring Gabrielle Union and Keith Powers in June 2023. Based on the best-selling book by Tia Williams, the perfect find will be the story of Jenna Jones, whose attempt at a fresh start in the beauty industry puts her in an even more difficult situation.

from netflix the perfect find was developed by star union gabrielle in 2020, and in June of the same year, the film lands on Netflix.

director and actress numa perrierknown for her work in Jezebel, sugar queen, and smile, He will direct the romantic comedy. Leigh Davenport (Wendy Williams: The Movie, Boomerang) is the main scriptwriter.

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Numa Perrier (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)

Confluential Films’ Jeff Morrone, Tommy Oliver and Codie Elaine Oliver are also producing, while AGC’s Stuart Ford and Glendon Palmer along with I’ll have Another’s Holly Shakoor Fleisher will serve as executive producers. Here’s Everything We Know About Netflix the perfect find:

What is the plot of the perfect find?

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from netflix the perfect find is based on the book of the same name by award-winning author Tia Williams.

It tells the story of Jenna Jones, a former fashion designer who is broke and desperate for a second chance. After losing her job and her longtime fiancé, she takes a job with her old archenemy, Darcy Vale. It’s worth the hire because she wants an infusion of old-school credibility for her team full of millennials. Jones soon finds herself in a relationship with the company’s twenty-something cameraman who also happens to be the son of her boss. The result is a series of crazy and laugh-out-loud scenarios.

Netflix’s official logline for the film reads as follows:

“Union’s character is desperate for a fresh start in the world of beauty journalism and accepts the only job available to her at a magazine where her boss is her friend-enemy, Darcy. She finds herself struggling to keep up with her younger, more social media-savvy coworkers while keeping her boss happy, and when she begins a relationship with the company’s new videographer, she thinks her life is finally changing until discovers that he is the boss’s son.»

According to Netflix, here’s an updated log line for the new movie:

Will a forty-year-old woman with everything on the line—her high-stakes career, her biological clock, her bank account—risk it all for an intensely lusty secret romance with the one person who could destroy her comeback, forever? ”

who is cast in the perfect find?

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from netflix the perfect find will be led by union gabrielle (Go ahead, storming in), who will play Jenna Jones and is also producing the film through her production company “I’ll have another”.

union will join keith powers (Straight outta Compton, What/If, The New Edition Story) who has been hired to play Eric and an Emmy nominee Niecy Nash (Reno 911!, Claws, When they see us) will play the formidable Darcy Vale.

Completing the cast of the film is:

  • D.B. Woodside (Lucifer)
  • janet hubert (The prince of Bel Air)
  • Alani “La La” Anthony (BMF, Power)
  • gina torres (Suits)

What is the production status of the perfect find?

filming for the perfect find it began on June 18, 2021 and lasted for just seven weeks, officially ending on August 3, 2021.

The movie was shot predominantly in New York City, with filming locations including an iconic Manhattan Bridge, Pennsylvania Station, and locations such as Harlem, according to the Daily Mail.

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NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 30: Gabrielle Union and Keith Powers film “The Perfect Find” on June 30, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

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NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 30: Gabrielle Union is seen filming “The Perfect Find” on June 30, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

union gabrielle posted on instagram during filming in Harlem saying:

“The perfect day at The Perfect Find. Shooting in Harlem and these amazing young women taught me how to dub dutch, not bad for a first time veteran. Follow these young women at @jump4jerry and learn about their journey. #BlackGirlMagic”

Gabrielle Union Filming The Perfect Harlem Find


When the perfect find Will it premiere on Netflix?

While it was included in the initial 2023 lineup of movies on Netflix, only a broad summer 2023 release date was given for the film.

It has since been confirmed the perfect find will debut on Netflix globally on June 23, 2023.

Other June 2023 releases include Extraction 2, The days, and Through my window: across the sea.

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