Tyler Perry and Thandie Newton are spotted on the set of Good Deeds in Atlanta lat week (May 12). Perry plays Glen Deeds in the film, an engaged, successful entrepreneur who falls for a down-on-her-luck single mom played by Newton. Perry is both directing and starring in the film.
Newton previously worked with Perry on his 2010 film Colored Girls.
Thandie recently revealed to Britain's InStyle magazine that she turned down a role in Charlie's Angels because family comes before career:
"Do I regret not taking a part that would have made me really rich and famous and moved my career up a few levels? Come on! That was a massive thing for me and, yes, I do sometimes think about how my life might have been very different.
"But finding a happy and solid relationship is always difficult, so the decision was all about making my husband feel more secure and committing to my family. My career was exploding and I wasn't ready for it. It was about wanting to put the brakes on, acknowledging that I had other priorities."