Did they use us just to lose us? Recent events comments from Hollywood mega producers Tyler Perry and Lee Daniels have raised eyebrows about the ways they use gender and class privilege to distance themselves from the very communities they come from. And they do this all while leveraging patriarchal notions of economic achievement to […]
Donald Trump may have problems getting an A-list crowd to his inauguration but President Barack Obama and the First Lady threw a party last night that saw long time supporters like Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Tyler Perry, GeorgeShow More Summary
Will you be watching??? The Cast of “The Haves And The Have Nots” Talk Season 4 The cast of Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots” recently chatted with Atlanta press about their hit OWN show. After an exclusive
Tyler Perry is best known for making movies and TV shows that focus on black characters, but last year the filmmaker premiered “Too Close To Home,” a show featuring a predominantly white cast. Following its August 2016 premiere, theShow More Summary
Tyler Perry is speaking out after facing backlash over his TLC series Too Close to Home. People have been critical that the 47-year-old actor and director’s newest show features an all white cast while most of his other projects feature predominantly African-American actors. “That’s totally reverse racism because it was coming from African-American people. I [...]
For Discussion: Tyler Perry Calls Criticism Of His “White Show” Reverse Racism This is getting repetitive, but Tyler Perry is on the defense again. This time it’s as he prepares for the return of his show “Too Close To Home”
Tyler Perry is accusing fellow African-Americans of reverse racism.
Tyler Perry's latest TV series, the TLC drama Too Close to Home, is his first project to feature a majority white cast. The decision has sparked criticism of Perry, particularly given the mogul's dominance in shepherding entertainment that is both by and for black people. Perry dismissed the backlash, however, ... More »
Byline: Angeli Kakade A fallen soldier's father is speaking out, saying his family was booed exiting a plane on their way to collect his son's remains. Sgt. John Perry was killed November 12 along with Pfc. Tyler Iubelt and two American contractors during a suicide bombing at the Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Show More Summary
Boo! A Madea Halloween, now an actual film from Lionsgate, debuted at $27.6m on its opening weekend in October, topping the US box office. ||| New York - In Chris Rock’s 2014 dramedy Top Five, his character releases a film only to lose out to the latest fictional hit in Tyler Perry’s decade-old Madea franchise, Boo! A Madea Halloween. Show More Summary
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Nicole Perry Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). Show More Summary
Fresh from the box office triumph of Boo! A Madea Halloween, media mogul and multi-hyphenate Tyler Perry has announced his next inevitable-seeming project: a remake of the Korean film Miss Granny. This 2014 body-switching comedy, a runaway...Show More Summary
No, probably not starring Madea. Read more...
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 »
Derek Fisher & Gloria Govan talked to BlackTree TV at the Tyler Perry Halloween Premiere last month.
Tyler Perry is set to continue his reign as Madea, the Ernest P. Worrell of African American-focused, faith-adjacent entertainment. Hot off strong box-office returns for Boo! A Madea Halloween, Lionsgate has greenlit two more Perry films,...Show More Summary
BREAKING: After the box office success of Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween which has garnered about $56.4M after only two weeks in release, Lionsgate’s CEO Jon Feltheimer said in a call with Wall Street analysts today that the studio will be producing two more Perry Films. Show More Summary
OCTOBER 30, 2016 GENRE: COMEDIC SOURCE: THEATRICAL (REGULAR SCREENING) It probably won't surprise you to know that I've never seen a single Madea movie, or even anything that Tyler Perry has directed at all (my lone exposure to him was...Show More Summary
'Boo! A Madea Halloween' is another example of the value of offering something that is utterly unique in a crowded multiplex marketplace.
Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween is slated to gross another estimated $16.7 million, by the end of today. According to Tri-City Herald, Madea Simmons beat out the likes of Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, and Ben Affleck in box office sales. Show More Summary