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Birthday Boy Perry Saluted At Toronto Film Festival

14th September 2009

Box office busting writer/director TYLER PERRY celebrated his 40th birthday at the Toronto Film Festival in style on Saturday night (12Sep09) with a song from MARY J. BLIGE and greetings from OPRAH WINFREY and MARIAH...

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Perry Scores Another U.s. Number One Movie

13th September 2009

Writer/director TYLER PERRY has proved yet again he's a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood after taking his latest movie to the top of the U.S. box office.The mogul's low-budget films about African-American life...

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Perry Not Likely To "Do Bad"

11th September 2009

Tyler Perry is expected to dominate the box office again this weekend with his I Can Do Bad Al by Myself . Like Perry's previous films, this one was not screened for critics, but they...

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Blige Took Acting Lessons To Perfect Perry Part

11th September 2009

MARY J. BLIGE was so nervous about her first film role in TYLER PERRY's I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF she took acting classes to make sure she wouldn't mess up on camera.The writer/director...

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The Things They Say 13399

8th September 2009

"I was emotional, I needed a man to love, and then I leaned in for the kiss and Tyler (Perry) shouts, 'Cut! Where did the kiss come from?' And I'm like, 'Huh? You mean the...

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Perry To Direct Shange's For Colored Girls

4th September 2009

Actor/director-turned-movie mogul TYLER PERRY is to write, direct and produce the film adaptation of NTOZAKE SHANGE's controversial 1975 play FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF.It will be the first...

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Perry Sends Kids To Disney World

21st July 2009

TYLER PERRY has showed off his generous side - the actor/director is paying for 65 children to go to Walt Disney World following allegations they were refused entry to a swimming club.Bosses at The Valley...

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Perry Superfan Indicted

6th May 2009

An obsessed TYLER PERRY fan will stand trial on felony charges of aggravated stalking. Dawne Wilson was taken into custody by Atlanta, Georgia police on 15 April (09) after ignoring a restraining order taken out against...

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Perry Superfan Facing 10 Years In Jail For Stalking Charge

21st April 2009

An overzealous fan of actor/director TYLER PERRY has officially been charged with felony aggravated stalking following her arrest last week. Dawne Wilson was taken into custody by Atlanta, Georgia police on 15 April (09) after ignoring...

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Perry Threatened With Murder By Alleged Stalker

20th April 2009

A superfan accused of stalking TYLER PERRY threatened to murder the actor/director in numerous email messages sent to the star. Dawne Wilson was arrested by Atlanta, Georgia police on Wednesday (15Apr09) after ignoring a restraining order...

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Perry Stalker Arrested

18th April 2009

A superfan who ignored a restraining order taken out against her by actor/director TYLER PERRY has been arrested in Atlanta, Georgia. Dawne Wilson was caught by police outside the star's production studios on Wednesday (15Apr09). Perry...

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Fascinating Fact 7109

3rd April 2009

TYLER PERRY has packed the cast of his upcoming film I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF with Grammy Award winners. Seven-time honouree GLADYS KNIGHT and gospel performance winner MARVIN WINANS join MARY J. BLIGE,...

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Perry Hires Blige For The Big Screen

20th March 2009

TYLER PERRY is bringing some soul to the big screen - he has signed R&B superstar MARY J. BLIGE to star in his next movie I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF. The filmmaker has cast...

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Race To Witch Mountain Tops Us Box Office

16th March 2009

Race to Witch Mountain has knocked Watchmen off the top of the US box office.The Disney picture, a remake of the 1972 film Escape to Witch Mountain, starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson took $25 million...

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Icahn To Battle Lions Gate

12th March 2009

Never one to shrink from a proxy battle, Carl Icahn on Wednesday broke off talks with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. after the company's board of directors refused to give his designees seats on the board....

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Perry 'Not Killing Off Madea'

5th March 2009

Actor/director TYLER PERRY has laughed off reports he will kill off his hit character MADEA, insisting the outspoken family matriarch shall remain a key focus of his films as long as fans continue to flock...

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Madea Beats Jonas Brothers To Us Number One

2nd March 2009

Family comedy Madea Goes to Jail has held on to the top spot at the US box office despite the release of Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience.The Disney film had been widely expected to...

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Madea Remains On Top At U.s. Box Office

1st March 2009

TYLER PERRY's new comedy movie MADEA GOES TO JAIL has taken the top spot at the U.S. box office for a second week, with takings of $16.5 million (£11.7 million) at the weekend (27Feb-01Mar09). The film,...

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Perry Will Buy An Island For His 40th Birthday

28th February 2009

Actor/director TYLER PERRY is gearing up for his best birthday ever - he plans to celebrate turning 40 by buying his own private island. The star of Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail hits the landmark...

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Perry Contemplates Killing Off Madea

27th February 2009

Actor/director TYLER PERRY wants to kill off his popular character MADEA - because it takes too much effort to transform himself into the African-American matriarch. Perry's latest turn as the foul-tempered grandmother in Madea Goes to...

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Madea Goes To Jail Debuts At Top Of Us Box Office

23rd February 2009

Lionsgate comedy Madea Goes to Jail has opened at the top of the US box office charts, giving the studio its biggest-ever weekend opening.The film took $41.1 million (28.2 million) in its three days on...

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Perry's Faith Saw Him Through Struggles

23rd February 2009

Actor/director TYLER PERRY always had faith he would find success - despite experiencing homelessness and hunger when starting out. The Madea Goes To Jail filmmaker was forced to sleep in his car when starting out as...

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Madea Goes To Jail Tops U.s. Box Office Chart

23rd February 2009

TYLER PERRY's new comedy movie MADEA GOES TO JAIL has shot to the top of the U.S. box office chart, with huge opening weekend takings of $41.1 million (£29 million). The film, about an African American...

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Madea Vs. Jason At Box Office

20th February 2009

Tyler Perry brings back his most popular character, Madea, to theaters this weekend in Madea Goes to Jail , and she's expected to slay Jason, who slashed his way to the top of the box...

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Perry Wants Hudson For New Movie

20th February 2009

Moviemaker TYLER PERRY has given JENNIFER HUDSON a boost as she attempts to bounce back from family tragedy - he has written a film around her. Perry insists he'll wait until the Oscar-winner is ready to...

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The Things They Say 11312

19th February 2009

"There's a special place in hell (for me)." Moviemaker TYLER PERRY on casting THE COSBY SHOW's sweetheart KESHIA KNIGHT PULLIAM as a hooker in his new film MADEA GOES TO JAIL....

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Perry Puzzled Over Cosby Casting Fuss

18th February 2009

Moviemaker TYLER PERRY can't believe Hollywood is making such a fuss about his decision to cast KESHIA KNIGHT PULLIAM as a prostitute in his new movie - because it's been over two decades since the...

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Perry Gives Back To Charity

18th February 2009

Actor/director TYLER PERRY is helping to keep teenagers off the streets - he has made a generous donation to a youth homeless shelter in Atlanta, Georgia. The star, who experienced homelessness and hunger as a struggling...

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Fascinating Fact 6857

17th February 2009

Filmmaker TYLER PERRY has sent out a TV plea for soul star DIANA ROSS to be in his next movie. Perry made the appeal during an interview with U.S. news show Entertainment Tonight....

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Lee And Perry Land Image Award Nods

28th January 2009

SPIKE LEE and TYLER PERRY are among the directors nominated at the upcoming NAACP Image Awards. The civil rights organisation announced the nominations in three directing categories on Tuesday (27Jan09), with Lee and Tyler leading the...

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