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Tyler Perry's Studio is Co-Producing a Remake of South Korea's Miss Granny

One of South Korea's biggest comedic hits of recent years is taking over the world, one remake at a time. Miss Granny, a 2014 flick about an elderly grandmother who is suddenly transformed into a 20-year-old again, has been adapted with Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Indian and Japanese language versions. ... More »

Boo! A Madea Halloween

Five years ago, my colleague Steven Boone and I wrote a very long online piece on Tyler Perry. Neither of us sought to dismiss him, and I expressed much admiration both for how he built his own studio and for how brilliant actresses of color trusted him so passionately with their performances. Show More Summary

Looking for Truth: Tyler Perry on "Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween"

The cinema of Tyler Perry, filled with melodramatic narratives and hyperactive comedy has clear-cut fans as much as it has critics. He's a fascinating power in media, self-sufficient with Tyler Perry Studios; writing, directing and starring in films that saw huge success in the box office. Show More Summary

Tyler Perry's new studio shows that he's more than just Madea

“Better make sure that door is fastened,” Tyler Perry says, slipping into the driver’s seat of a small off-road utility vehicle as his passengers climb in. “I wouldn’t want you to fall out.” With a sly smile, Perry — the most successful African American filmmaker in history and the ruler of an entertainment...

Seen On The Scene: Tyler Perry Makes A Surprise Visit To His ‘Too Close To Home’ Cast’ Press Lunch

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Spotted… Tyler Perry’s “Too Close To Home” Press Lunch Remember when we told you about Tyler Perry Studios’ “Too Close to Home” series coming to TLC? Well on Tuesday a press luncheon was held at Atlanta’s W Midtown to preview

Will You Be Watching??? First Look at Tyler Perry’s New Series ‘Too Close to Home’ [Video]

10 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Tyler Perry’s “Too Close To Home” Series Coming To TLC Tyler Perry studios is excitedly announcing a forthcoming scripted series for TLC titled “Too Close To Home.” The eight-part drama tells the story of a young woman who leaves Alabama

‘Too Close To Home’: Tyler Perry TLC Drama Series Sets Cast; Heather Locklear To Guest Star

TLC has set the cast for its first scripted drama series, Too Close To Home, written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry. Production began this week at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, and the premiere is slated for later this summer. Danielle Savre will star as Anna, while Heather Locklear and Matt Battaglia join as guest stars. Show More Summary

Tyler Perry Studios Blasts Georgia Anti-Gay Bill: ‘We Do Not Tolerate Bigotry’

last yearLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Tyler Perry Studios, which has a massive production facility in Atlanta and is planning another one at the site of the former Fort McPherson army base, is the latest entertainment company to come out swinging at the anti-gay “religious freedom… Read The post Tyler Perry Studios Blasts Georgia Anti-Gay Bill: ‘We Do Not Tolerate Bigotry’ appeared first on Towleroad.

Tyler Perry Joins Chorus Condemning Georgia’s Anti-Gay Bill

Tyler Perry has joined the chorus of industry voices condemning the anti-gay bill in Georgia that threatens to condone faith-based group discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. "At Tyler Perry Studios, we believe in inclusion and equality for all people," said a spokesperson for the studio, adding, "We do... More »

Tyler Perry Slams “Bigotry” Of Georgia Anti-Gay Bill; Urges Gov. Veto

Atlanta-based Tyler Perry has added his voice to the Hollywood chorus urging Georgia's Governor not sign a bill that discriminates against the LGBT community into law. “At Tyler Perry Studios, we believe in inclusion and equality for...Show More Summary

Tyler Perry Joke From Top Five Becomes Actual Tyler Perry Movie

Remember that joke from Top Five about the Tyler Perry Halloween movie, Boo! A Madea Halloween? Lionsgate did, and now they're making it an actual movie with the same exact title. Variety reports that the studio has set an October 21 opening date for the real-world film, which follows Perry's... More »

Why Tyler Perry Bought an Old Army Base

Here’s what Tyler Perry posted on his Facebook page yesterday, Oct 7, 2015: “4 months ago I bought Fort McPherson Army Base. It’s the future home of the new Tyler Perry Studios. I’ll keep you posted on the progress, but...

Tyler Perry Announces Future Site Of His New Studios

The man behind the Madea franchise and the biggest series on OWN took to social media tonight to confirm that the shuttered Army base that he bought this year will be the future home of Tyler Perry Studios: 4 months ago I bought Fort McPherson Army Base. Show More Summary

Tyler Perry's Fort McPherson studio dreams to become a reality

The sale of the bulk of Fort McPherson to Atlanta film mogul Tyler Perry is now a done deal after a year's worth of delays, criticism, and legal challenges. As many people celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark same-sex marriage...Show More Summary

Tyler Perry Fires Back At Ex-Employee’s $10 Million Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Because It Was Consensual

Tyler Perry’s $10 Million Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Tyler Perry is dissing his former employee’s $10 million dollar lawsuit accusing him of allowing sexual harassment to take place at his Georgia studio — claiming the disgruntled man is a LIAR who

MILRA head: Fort McPherson walls will come down

In the May 28 issue of CL, guest columnist Matt Garbett critiqued the decision to sell off much of Fort McPherson, the 487-acre former military base in southwest Atlanta, to Tyler Perry Studios. The filmmaker wants to buy 330 acres for a film studio complex.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 5/31/15: Alleged Tyler Perry stalker files sexual harassment lawsuit

A former employee of Tyler Perry who was was once accused of stalking the filmmaker has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the movie mogul, his studio company, and a former supervisor. Joshua Sole, who worked at TPS for three months in 2014, also accuses Perry of libeling him in a Facebook post.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Who’s Stalking Who?? Tyler Perry’s Alleged Stalker Files Countersuit…

Über producer Tyler Perry is facing a lawsuit that is causing many a side-eye! A man who Perry once claimed was stalking him has now filed a suit against Tyler Perry Studios and Tyler himself. The handsome young man, a former employee...Show More Summary

Atlanta News Roundup: May 11, 2015

The Griswolds go on the road, Tyler Perry's studio goes on the market, and NeNe Leakes goes off the rails in this week’s Atlanta News Roundup. Trailer for Atlanta-Filmed “Vacation” Remake Is ReleasedThe Griswolds are on the road again, though since Chevy Chase is now closer in age to Imogene Coca’s Aunt Edna, Ed Helms will be in the driver's seat. Show More Summary

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