Tyler Perry Bringing Madea Character Out of Retirement for Netflix Film

Perry is planning a 12th installment of the film franchise, A Madea Homecoming, for a 2022 debut on the streaming service.

The character of Madea was first introduced onstage in the 1999 play I Can Do Bad All by Myself.

I’ve got some other things I want to do, and in this next 50, I’m going to do something different,” he told The Hollywood Reporter.

Perry will write and direct A Madea Homecoming, and his shingle’s president of production and development, Michelle Sneed, will executive produce the movie along with Perry.

A Madea Homecoming also expands Netflix’s relationship with Perry, whose 2020 film A Fall From Grace was seen by 39 million households in its first month on the streaming service.

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