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(L-R) Kerry Washington, Sam Waterston, Susan Sarandon and Oprah Winfrey (Nino Munoz/Sam Waterston/Mark-Seliger/Harpo Inc. Chris Craymer)

Kerry Washington (The School for Good and Evil) will exec produce and star in Six Triple Eight — the WWII drama that Tyler Perry is writing, directing and producing for Netflix, which has now entered production. She’s joined in the ensemble by such screen icons as Sam Waterston (Grace and Frankie), Susan Sarandon (Thelma & Louise) and Oprah Winfrey (S

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Tyler Perry is sharing some sweet words about his close, longtime friend Cicely Tyson.


The entertainment mogul wrote a heartfelt tribute to Tyson on Thursday night after learning she had died at the age of 96.

Tyson and Perry, 51, worked together on several films beginning with 2005’s Diary of a Mad Black Woman as well as Why Did I Get Married?, Madea’s Family Reunion and Why Did I Get Married Too?

“I was sitting at the table working when I got this overwhelming feeling to wat

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If you didn't get your fill of Tiffany Haddish at the Oscar's last night, fret not because you're about to be seeing a lot more of her very soon.

The Girls' Trip comedian has been tapped to star alongside Tika Sumpter and Omari Hardwick in the upcoming Tyler Perry production The List, Deadline reports. Slated to release in November 2018, the plot is described as: "When her wild sister (Haddish) gets released from prison and re-enters her life, Danica (

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For several months now, Oprah Winfrey has been floated as a possible presidential candidate in the near future. While she and her associates have denied any such plans, speculation and enthusiasm was stirred anew with the speech she gave while accepting the Cecile B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday.

While many would love to see “Oprah for President” become a reality, there are three reasons why the Queen of All Media will never run for public office.

1. Oprah is too spiritual. She

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Director Tyler Perry and actress Taraji P. Henson in the audience during the 41st NAACP Image awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on February 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

 *Lionsgate is reserving Easter weekend for its next Tyler Perry movie.

Taraji P. Henson teams with the director a third time for “Tyler Perry’s She’s Living My Life,” opening March 30 opposite competition from Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi adaptation of “Ready Player One” and Pure Flix’s faith-based follow-up “God’s

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Tyler Perry’s “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” will hit theaters on Oct. 20, Lionsgate announced Thursday.

Written and directed by Perry, the comedy will star himself, Cassi Davis and Patrice Lovely. The film follows Madea and the gang as they venture to a haunted campground and they must literally run for their lives when monsters, goblins and the bogeyman are unleashed.

“Boo! A Madea Halloween” earned $28.5 million its opening weekend last October and went on to gross $73 million do

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Tyler Perry is known for creating opportunities for black actors. But recently the African-American filmmaker weathered a backlash for assembling an all-white starring cast for the TLC drama series “Too Close to Home.”

Perry rejects the criticism, much of it on social media. Some questioned his casting choices, with one calling the show an “all time low” for the producer when the series aired this year.

But by the end of the season, those harsh words turned mostly into praise of the series.

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Jimmy Fallon dusted off his Donald Trump impression on Friday’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and tried cold-calling undecided voters to get their support. The only problem? Fallon’s Trump ran into Tyler Perry’s Madea.

Perry, who will play his popular Madea character in Boo! A Madea Halloween later this month, was not having anything Fallon’s Trump tried to sell.

“What is your biggest concern in this election?” Fallon-as-Trump asked. Replied Perry-as-Madea: “Oh that’s simp

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When Tyler Perry began creating shows for the then-struggling OWN Network four years ago, he’d send the scripts he’d written to Oprah Winfrey for approval — and she’d wince. 

“I would say, ‘I think that’s too much! It’s over the top! Oh my God, I can’t believe this is happening!'” Winfrey recounts about Perry’s first OWN show, “The Haves and Have Nots,” a prime-time drama fueled by connivers, sex and blackmail, now in its fourth season.

Others might have acquiesced to Winfrey. But not Perry.

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Family and friends, including Tyler Perry, continued to visit Bobbi Kristina Brown at a hospice facility in the Atlanta area on Sunday. 

The iconic director/actor/entrepreneur joined the family and loved ones who’ve been gathered at her beside since she was transferred to the hospice on Wednesday, reports People.

The 45-year-old entertainment mogul has kept in contact with the Brown and Houston families in the months following the Jan. 31 incident that left the 22-year-old incapacitated.


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