Tag: Tyler Perry

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Behind the lens: Directors telling stories in shades of black

Black film directors are probably the most underutilized and least recognized categories of people in Hollywood. Their unique perspective and ability to tell stories through film perhaps made greater by the fact…

TBS Greenlights “Are We There Yet?" TV Series

Terry Crews at the Get Smart movie premiere, Fox Theater, Westwood, CA (June 16, 2008). Photo: ZigZagLens Bosses at TBS have given the go-a-hear for the television version of the 2005 Ice…

Blige, Perry, Henson Team Up for New Madea Film

(Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors) Look for Mary J. Blige on the big screen this fall. The R&B songstress has been cast in Tyler Perry’s upcoming film, “I Can…

Tyler Perry Re-Ups With Lionsgate

Tyler Perry recently re-signed with distribution partner, Lionsgate. The new three-year first look deal calls for Mr. Perry to provide at least three feature films to Lionsgate. In turn, Lionsgate will also…