By C. Molly Smith
Updated October 06, 2014 at 09:28 PM EDT
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Scandal star Kerry Washington has signed on as the lead in MGM’s romantic comedy Is He The One, EW has confirmed.

Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man, The Best Man Holiday) will direct from a script by DJ Richardson and Michelle Morgan (Girl Most Likely).

The film opens with a bride (Washington) getting ready for her wedding. Through flashbacks, the film recounts her three serious relationships. It will end with her walking down the aisle, but who will greet her is unknown.

MGM Motion Picture Group president Jonathan Glickman and senior vice president Cassidy Lange are overseeing the project. Todd Garner is producing.