Tyler Perry

Another star has been quietly working on a plan to launch his own cable net. Lionsgate is looking to follow Oprah Winfrey and launch a new cable TV network anchored by Tyler Perry. Lionsgate has a first look deal with Perry and ten of his films that the mini-major has released since 2005 have grossed […]

Lionsgate’s “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family” is expected to top the Easter weekend box office chart with a gross approaching $30 million, according to Paul Dergarabedian, a longtime box office analyst for the Associated Press. Tyler Perry’s films have generated over half a billion dollars in domestic revenue and the 10 feature films he […]

Tyler Perry has endured many critics lately including fellow directors Spike Lee and John Singleton, who are not very fond of his work. Although, Perry may be getting slammed for his depiction of African-Americans in film, he has become one of the most bankable black directors in Hollywood, especially among African American women. Over the […]

Dover, Delaware– UPDATE: The Delaware Supreme Court ruled on February 17th 2011 that the white movie theater manager, David Stewart,  did not discriminate against a theater mostly full of black patrons when he gave an announcement prior to a showing of “Why Did I Get Married” in 2007. We originally reported that the Human Relations […]

There are moments captured on  film which leave an invaluable social etching on the soul of society. Gospel music is one form of music that has been used over the years in movies to set the tone.

Los Angeles– Tyler Perry’s next role will be Alex Cross, a precocious detective which was previously played by Morgan Freeman in the 1990s. The character Cross, who was created by best selling author James Patterson has been a reoccurring character in “Kiss The Girls” and “Along Came a Spider.”

If Don Imus called a crew of innocent black women nappy-headed hoes, you would be up in arms, right? What was columnist Jawn Murray thinking when he referred to our women as military, nappy-headed angry black women? Say aah Jwan Murray, open your mouth and insert your foot. eurweb Read More

Lionsgate is aggressively bidding to distribute the Tyler Perry/Dwayne Johnson comedy Take My Wife , in which Perry will co-star with Johnson, but will not direct. The film will be produced Perry’s 34th Street production banner, and written by Kirk Ward and Greg Coolridge . eurweb Read More

Tyler Perry and his 34th Street Films are currently in preproduction on “We The Peeples,” his 12th film for Lionsgate. According to Variety, the comedy is about a young man enduring the weekend from hell when he surprises his girlfriend by showing up to meet her parents during the family’s annual end of summer celebration. […]

Mariah Carey was cast in Tyler Perry’s big-screen adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s 1975 play, Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, but has pulled out because “her doctor advised her not to.” Many believe Mariah walked away from the movie because she’s pregnant, though that’s still unconfirmed. Well Tyler Perry himself […]

Someone stole Tyler Perry’s credit card information and went on a shopping spree. Obviously the authorities are involved at this point. This is what they spent off Tyler’s credit card: TOTAL: $28,492.22 4/25/10 – Southwest Airlines – M. Woods (Burbank-Las Vegas) – $3.00 4/25/10 – Southwest Airlines – M. Woods (Burbank-Las Vegas) – $158.70 4/28/10 […]

FROM BlackVoices: Writer/director/producer Tyler Perry has finally selected the cast for his next film, ”For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.’ Last September, he announced his “dream” cast, so let’s see who really made the cut! Based on Ntozake Shange’s award-winning 1975 play, the film is scheduled to shoot in […]