Garcelle Beauvais has signed on to star in And Then There Was You, an indie drama being directed by Leila Djansi.
Beauvais stars as a teacher who has to pick up the pieces of her life after her husband leaves. When she falls for a new man, she discovers he, too, has possible relationship-ending secrets. Djansi wrote the script.
Suzanne Patrick, Ryan Daly and Tim Taylor are producing. Dave Harper is executive producing.
Also in the movie are Lynn Whitfield, Greg Vaughan, Leon Robinson, Kate Nauta and Trilby Glover.
Shooting is due to start in May in Los Angeles.
The project is being made as a Turning Point Pictures production in association with OHTV, headed by Akin Salami and Michael Djaba.
Djansi is a Ghana-born filmmaker part of the North African movie scene known as Nollywood. She wrote and directed the award-winning drama Ties That Bind.
Beauvais most recently appeared as Denzel Washington’s ex-wife in Robert Zemeckis’ Flight and next plays the first lady to Jamie Foxx’s president in Sony’s upcoming summer tentpole, White House Down. She will guest star in an episode of USA's Necessary Roughness.