Filming has just begun on The 10th Date, a romantic comedy starring Meagan Good, Kelly Rowland, Keri Hilson, Kellee Stewart, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Cat Deeley, and Brandon T. Jackson. Lifetime’s aiming for a 2017 premiere of the rom-com from director writer/director Nzingha Stewart (With This Ring). Stewart’s also executive producing along with Wendy Finerman (Forest Gump) and Lisa Zupan (Drumline: A New Beat).
Filming is expected to continue through October in Los Angeles.
The Plot: The 10th Date follows friends Gabby (Good), Nell (Stewart), Billie (Hilson) and Margot (Rowland) who balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale website in Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of their editor, Maureen (Deeley). Inspired by the site’s relationship advice column to find “the one,” Gabby and Nell embark on their own journeys towards the elusive “10th date, “the Holy Grail in the dating world when women believe men are finally committed.
Meanwhile, Billie finds herself at a major crossroads in her marriage and Margot unsuccessfully tries to fight her growing attraction to a famously controversial reggae musician she is assigned to interview. As the ladies navigate the ups and downs of modern dating, romance, exes and friendships, they learn what they really want out of life and love. Jackson stars as Dante, a creative director at the site and Bowyer-Chapman is Freddy, Nell’s bisexual boyfriend.