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Meatballs Delicious At Box Office

The forecast for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs was that it would earn $25-30 million over the weekend, and the 3D animated film wound up at the high end of that forecast, with an...

Madea Holds Sway At Box Office

Tyler Perry's Madea character once again ruled the box office over the weekend as Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself landed in first place with $23.4 million. Focus Features' 9 also got passing...

Movie Reviews I Can Do Bad All By Myself

Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself , like other Tyler Perry movies, was not screened for critics in advance. Their reviews, which appeared over the weekend, weren't as bad as the studio...

Perry's Latest Madea Film Tops Box Office

All by itself, Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself , did well as the box office over the weekend. Nothing else did. Perry's film took in an estimated $24 million. It did...

Birthday Boy Perry Saluted At Toronto Film Festival

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...

Perry Scores Another U.s. Number One Movie

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...

Perry Not Likely To "Do Bad"

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...

Blige Took Acting Lessons To Perfect Perry Part

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...

Perry To Direct Shange's For Colored Girls

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...

Perry Sends Kids To Disney World

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...

Perry Superfan Indicted

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...

Perry Superfan Facing 10 Years In Jail For Stalking Charge

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...

Perry Threatened With Murder By Alleged Stalker

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...

Perry Stalker Arrested

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...

Perry Hires Blige For The Big Screen

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...

Race To Witch Mountain Tops Us Box Office

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...

By on 16 March 2009

Icahn To Battle Lions Gate

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....

Perry 'Not Killing Off Madea'

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...

Madea Beats Jonas Brothers To Us Number One

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...

By on 02 March 2009

Madea Remains On Top At U.s. Box Office

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,...

Perry Will Buy An Island For His 40th Birthday

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...

Perry Contemplates Killing Off Madea

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...

Madea Goes To Jail Debuts At Top Of Us Box Office

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...

By on 23 February 2009

Perry's Faith Saw Him Through Struggles

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...

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

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...

Madea Vs. Jason At Box Office

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...

Perry Wants Hudson For New Movie

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...

Perry Puzzled Over Cosby Casting Fuss

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...

Perry Gives Back To Charity

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...

Lee And Perry Land Image Award Nods

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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