New South African romantic-comedy Mrs Right Guy will open at
cinemas nationally on 29 April. The film stars Dineo Moeketsi as the lovelorn Gugu
Hlatshwayo who, disillusioned and disappointed by love, has learnt to reject men
long before they can get too close to her.
Mrs Right Guy is directed by Nigerian-born filmmaker Adze Ugah, who
says he is excited about the film nearing completion. “It’s the perfect vehicle for
Dineo Moeketsi’s big screen debut,’ he says. “The storyline about the challenges
facing the contemporary single woman in her search for a mate is so relevant right
now, and the film reflects the complications millennials face as they try to find true
Raising laughs as well as hope for those who have been wounded by love, the film
follows Gugu as fate introduces her to two eligible young men – serial seducer
Dumile (Thapelo Mokoena) and regular good guy Joe (Lehasa Moloi). One is a sure-fire way to heartbreak and the other a guaranteed ticket to true love and
Mrs Right Guy was funded by the National Film and Video Foundation
(NFVF), in association with the Gauteng Film Commission, and The Department of
Trade and Industry (DTI). A Fuze Films production, the film was produced by Dumi
Gumbi, Kethiwe Ngcobo, Mokopi Shale and Cati Weinek. The film is being distributed in South Africa by Indigenous Film Distribution.