Brian White has landed the lead role in Tyler Perry's upcoming romantic drama "Good Deeds."
White will play Walter Deeds, the brother of wealthy entrepreneur Glen Deeds (Perry). Perry's character becomes smitten with a single mother who's down on her luck (Thandie Newton) after his relationship with his fiancee (Gabrielle Union) begins to lose its luster. The cast is filled out by Phylicia Rashad, Rebecca Romijn, Eddie Cibrian and Jamie Kennedy.
Principal photography for "Good Deeds" begins in Atlanta on April 25.
White has worked with Perry previously, in the 2000 film "I Can Do Bad All By Myself." He also stars as Marcus on the TNT comedy "Men of a Certain Age."
"Good Deeds" will be released via Lionsgate and 34th Street Films. White is represented by UTA and Luber Roklin Entertainment.