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Tyler Perry Is Way Too Busy With Oprah To Play With Madea Anymore

Tyler Perry Is Way Too Busy With Oprah To Play With Madea Anymore

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Former Mad TV star Orlando Jones, seen below, is starring in Tyler Perry‘s Madea Christmas because Tyler is too busy with his new projects on Oprah’s OWN Network. Tyler had this to say to fans… “It is with mixed emotion that I announce that I will be unable to portray Madea in the next chapter in her journey. The character has been such a gift and it was my hope…

Tyler Perry and Oprah Team Up To Promote OWN

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So most of us are familiar with Tyler Perry’s character Madea, and the foolishness she is always getting into. Well now are looking into a unique way to promote the OWN network, which is now the new home to two new Tyler Perry projects. Beginning in May two shows “The Haves ans the Have Nots” and “Love Thy Neighbor” will be playing on Oprah Winfrey’s network. Atlanta Blackstar reports: The…

Chef Cheo is Tyler Perry's in-house chef.

Must Be Nice: Meet Tyler Perry’s Highly-Acclaimed In-House Chef

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Reported by Malcolm Morrow Healthier lifestyles have long been a standard within the Hollywood circle. Chef Cheo has been helping athletes and entertainers get into shape and develop healthier eating habits for years. He is currently the in-home chef for actor/director Tyler Perry. Cheo says that he has tailored his current cooking style to Perry’s eating habits, cravings, and moods. Perry “typically eats about four to five small meals a…

Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey Partner on ‘For Better or Worse’ Sitcom

Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey Partner on ‘For Better or Worse’ Sitcom

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Oprah Winfrey Network is quickly becoming the Oprah Winfrey & Tyler Perry Network. OWN has picked up Perry’s sitcom For Better Or Worse, ordering a third season of originals and acquiring the show’s existing 45 episodes. For Better Or Worse, which previously aired on TBS, is OWN’s third scripted series from Perry, who last October signed an exclusive deal with the network for scripted fare. The first two series under the pact, sitcom Love Thy Neighbor and drama The Haves And The…

Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey Announces Two New Series For OWN

Tyler Perry & Oprah Winfrey Announces Two New Series For OWN

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Looks like Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey are already off to a good start with their partnership for her television network OWN. Two months after striking a deal to collaborate on scripted content for the channel, Perry has announced two series that will launch on OWN in mid-2013—one a sitcom and the other a drama. The comedy, “Love Thy Neighbor” is set in Love’s Diner, where every day the menu…

Terry Perry Being Sued For Theft

Terry Perry Being Sued For Theft

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On Tuesday, in a Philadelphia federal court, a woman by the Terri Donald filed a lawsuit against Tyler Perry and Lionsgate Entertainment saying that they stole the plot for his film Good Deeds. Good Deeds is a romantic drama movie, which was written, directed and starred Tyler Perry. The film was released on February 24, 2012 and made a little over $35 million in the box office. In the lawsuit,…

Nia Long Gets Lead Role In New Tyler Perry Film

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Nia Long recently got one of the lead roles in  Tyler Perry’s  new film, Single Moms Club.  Other actress receiving  roles are Wendi McLendon-Covey (think Reno 911! and Bridesmaids) and Colombian actress Zulay Henao are also starring in the film, but the fourth lead hasn’t been picked yet. According to MovieWeb, the film is still in pre-production and is set to release in 2014: The story centers on four very…

The Reviews Are In: Tyler Perry Disappoints as ‘Alex Cross’

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 The reviews are in, and the consensus seems to be that Tyler Perry turned in a disappointing performance as the hard nosed and driven detective Alex Cross, in the film bearing the same name. Originally, Idris Elba was slated to play the role of Cross, but somehow, he was replaced by mega-producer and character actor Tyler Perry. Many critics doubted whether Perry had the acting chops to turn in the performance…

Did You Know Tyler Perry Changed His Name? Five Things You May Not Know about Tyler

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We all know Tyler Perry as the man who stands on top of Hollywood.  But there are a lot of thing about Perry’s life and career that you may not know.  One thing we can confirm is that this man has overcome a great deal to get to where he is. Here are a few things about Tyler that you may not know already: 1)      Perry once attempted suicide to…

Two White Cops Have Been Exonerated Of Charges For Racial Profiling After An Investigation Was Called Upon Them When Tyler Perry Alleged He Was Being Racially Profiled In February

White Cops Exonerated Of Racial Profiling Allegation Made By Tyler Perry

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After a four-month investigation by the Atlanta Police Department, an internal affairs officer reported, “I would submit the evidence shows the actions of both officers with the regard to the traffic stop of Mr. Perry were justified, lawful and proper.” In February of this year, media mogul Tyler Perry alleged that he was a victim of racial profiling when two white police officers pulled him over and questioned him for…

Tyler Perry Studio, Carless Smoking, Atlanta

Cause Of Tyler Perry’s Second Studio Fire Revealed

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Investigators have identified the cause of the second fire at Tyler Perry’s studio in Atlanta to be careless smoking. Atlanta Fire Rescue Department’s Capt. Marian McDaniel, said that no criminal charges were pending. The fire broke out on Monday morning on the roof of the building undergoing repairs. Firefighters worked for about an hour to get the fire under control. The structural integrity of the building was not compromised. This was the second blaze…

“Think Like A Man” Banned In France For Lack of Diversity

“Think Like A Man” Banned In France For Lack of Diversity

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Steve Harvey’s hit movie Think Like A Man has allegedly been banned in France because officials say the film is not diverse enough aka it’s too black. WTH! According to blogger Fabienne Flessel at the blog Global Voices: “Surprising as it may be, the answer lies in the fact that the film has an all-black cast. French cinema is often pointed at for not fairly displaying all components of the…

Is Tyler Perry Overexposing Himself in 2012?

Is Tyler Perry Overexposing Himself in 2012?

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  2012 is shaping up to be a busy year for Tyler Perry. The film mogul is slated to produce and/or act in four movies over the next 10 months. But with so many starring roles, not to mention his TV shows and entertainment empire, does Perry risk overexposing himself and exhausting his fans? Today, Perry will release Good Deeds, a film in which he stars as an upper-class businessman…

TBS Order 35 More Episodes of Tyler Perry’s‘ For Better or Worse’

TBS Order 35 More Episodes of Tyler Perry’s‘ For Better or Worse’

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    After a test run of 10 episodes last last year, TBS has given “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse” a 35-episode pick up while officially retiring “Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.” Perry’s first TV show, “House of Payne,” which wrapped production last year, is still airing new episodes but will end its run at some unspecified date. “Payne” and “Meet the Browns” were family comedies with both slapstick…

Tyler Perry Praised for Alex Cross Role

Tyler Perry Praised for Alex Cross Role

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    Tyler Perry is branching out beyond his own productions and has been cast to star as the title role in upcoming movie, “I, Alex Cross,” based on the novel by author James Patterson. When the announcement was made, critics were skeptical since seasoned actor Morgan Freeman played the Alex Cross character on a big screen production in “Kiss The Girls.” Perry is mostly known for his drag character…