‘White House Down’ First Lady Garcelle Beauvais Signs on to Indie Film ‘Loose’ (Exclusive)

NBC's "Deception" star Meagan Good is a producer on the drama

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Garcelle Beauvais is getting "Loose" for her next role, TheWrap has learned exclusively.

The actress has signed on to independent film, "Loose," from executive producer Dan Garcia with "Deception" star Meagan Good and Datari Turner attached as producers.

"Loose" is a coming of age story that follows Grace, a young girl from a small town trying to figure out her purpose in life.

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Beauvais plays Grace's single mother, Lisa, an alcoholic who repeatedly finds herself in abusive relationships and making them the priority over her daughter.

Ty Hodges ("Doctor Me") directs the drama with a script written by Jacquin De Leon. Production is set to begin this summer.

Beauvais plays First Lady, Alison Sawyer, opposite Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum in "White House Down," which opens in theatres on Friday. She also recently wrapped production as the lead in the indie drama, "And Then There Was You," directed by Leila Djansi.

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Her TV credits include guest roles on Netflix's "Arrested Development," USA's "Psych" and TV Land's "The Exes" and recurring roles on TNT's "Franklin and Bash"  and ABC's "NYPD Blue."

Beauvais is represented by SDB Partners, Luber Roklin Entertainment, Innovative Artists, and Edelstein Laird and Sobel.