Tyler Perry is canceling some dates of the “encore leg” of his “Madea’s Big Happy Family” tour due to fatigue. A source traveling with the show said the large production is being pulled off the road after several performances this weekend in the New York City area. Perry issued the following statement: You have no […]

Tyler Perry took to his official website to write a message to his fans regarding his film adaptation of “For Colored Girls.” He’s aware that there are non-believers – people that think he shouldn’t have touched the original play – but despite them, he’s got news that’s worth celebrating, news that matters whether the movie […]


The “For Colored Girls” soundtrack is the musical companion for the upcoming Tyler Perry film which has been adapted from Ntozake Shange’s 1975 Obie & Tony Award-winning play, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf.” The soundtrack features all new and unreleased music from such artists as Nina Simone, Gladys […]


For Colored Girls may be the first Tyler Perry movie to be nominated for an Oscar. At least that’s what he hopes. As we previously reported, the Atlanta filmmaker moved up the release date of For Colored Girls to November 5th. It was originally slated for a 2011 release but it appears that Perry wants […]


The “For Colored Girls” movie posters have just been revealed. Every actress appears alone and in character, including Janet Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, and Whoopi Goldberg. Macy Gray and Tessa Thompson seem to be missing from the bunch. “For Colored Girls…” Release Date Pushed Up In Time For Oscars Regina King On The Emmys: “As White […]


Lionsgate and Tyler Perry appear to be tossing their hat into this year’s Oscar race. The studio announced this morning that Perry’s next picture, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf,” will premiere on Nov. 5 … and not in 2011 as was expected. The star-studded film, an adaptation of […]

From AccessAtlanta.com: Mariah Carey, widely assumed to be expecting with husband Nick Cannon, is getting lots of well wishes. And she’s getting some flack from Tyler Perry. “I’m there on vacation, celebrating life, thanking God and just relaxing when I get a message that I have to come home, that Mariah has dropped out of […]

Tyler Perry revealed on his blog that his credit card number was stolen and the thieves racked up nearly $30,000 in charges! The successful Atlanta filmmaker and actor posted a list of charges on his account and asked anyone who knew the culprit(s) to call the police: By the way, some idiot stole my credit […]

From BlackVoices: Lionsgate has announced that Atlanta-based director-producer Tyler Perry will reprise his signature role as the straight-shooting Madea in ‘Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family.’ The film is adapted from his new stage play, ‘Madea’s Happy Family,’ which is currently on tour in the United States. “It’s very important to me to make movies […]

From BlackVoices.com: Glenn Beck thinks social or economic justice are code words for Nazism or communism, and he called President Barack Obama a racist, but he can’t get enough of Madea? That’s right, filmmaker Tyler Perry is one of Beck’s heroes: “This guy is a hero to me. This guy is fantastic,” Beck said. Huh? […]

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From CNN: Tyler Perry has done it yet again. His latest opus to the melodrama of marriage, “Why Did I Get Married Too,” landed at No. 2 at the box office last weekend, with a gross of $29 million. But at this point in Perry’s career, his ability to sell movie tickets in spite of […]

From LA Times: Tyler Perry is doing just fine without 3-D, thank you. The Atlanta-based writer, director and producer’s latest effort, “Why Did I Get Married Too?,” took in a most impressive $30.1 million in its first weekend. The sequel to his 2007 hit “Why Did I Get Married?” not only beat the opening of […]