CS Video: Tyler Perry talks A Madea Family Funeral
Lionsgate provided ComingSoon.net the privilege of speaking to writer/producer/director/actor Tyler Perry about his final turn as Madea in Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral. Check out the video interview in the player below!
In Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral, a joyous family reunion turns into a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia and unexpectedly plan a funeral, which threatens to reveal sordid family secrets. Last October, it was revealed that this will be Perry’s last movie playing his iconic Madea character.
Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral is the eighth film in the franchise and will be the final film from Tyler Perry that is distributed by Lionsgate. This is not going to be the last we see from Perry however as he signed an exclusive deal with Viacom last year, which will have him working on content in television, film, and short-form video. Under the terms of the agreement, Perry will produce approximately 90 episodes annually of original drama and comedy series for BET and other Viacom networks, and Viacom will have exclusive licensing rights on this programming. In addition, Viacom will have exclusive distribution rights to Perry’s short-form video content. The partnership on Perry’s TV and short-form video content to go into effect in May 2019, following the expiration of Perry’s exclusive agreement with OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Viacom’s agreement will extend through 2024.
A Madea Family Funeral is now playing in theaters everywhere!