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First Look At Tyler Perry And Gabrielle Union In “Good Deeds”

First Look At Tyler Perry And Gabrielle Union In "Good Deeds"

Nothing special (above)… posted earlier today on the film’s Facebook page (HERE). I’m sure a few more will pop up shortly, with a trailer for the film in the next few weeks, given that it’s scheduled to open fairly soon, February 2012, in what should be a big year for Tyler Perry, with at least 4 films expected to open in theaters – this one (Good Deeds), his take on Alex CrossThe Marriage Counselor (which he’s directing but not starring in), and a Madea movie (though no word on where the gun-carrying grandmother will turn up this time).

As a recap… Tyler Perry plays successful entrepreneur Glen Deeds, who is about to get married to his uptown fiancee playe by Gabrielle Union, when he suddenly finds himself more interested in a down-on-her-luck single mother played by Thandie Newton.

Anyone wanna take a stab at captioning the above photo… just for the hell of it? What might be going down in this scene?

The poster follows below if you missed it when it was posted about a month ago.

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Boy, we can't wait. The girls are ready.


People want to hate on Tyler Perry BUT he must be doing something right since this year Forbes Magazine said he was the most successful male entertainer in Hollywood. Tyler made over $130 million dollars more than a lot of top Hollywood directors and actors. I respect Tyler for doing his thing and making his CASH. Other black directors, screenwriters need to wake up and target their audience. Don't hate on Tyler because he is making that dough.


Umm, forget Tyler. What the hell is going on with Gabrielle's hair in that photo? It looks a hot mess!

Adam Scott Thompson

Citizen Coon.


What is going on with that hair? lordy


@ MARCO BOLO, stand up a take a bow! Your comment is deliciously on point. Yes sir, critics and the do or die contrarian and your garden variety haters love nothing more than dancing on another man's dream, but they, themselves, can't bust a grape. But I'll tell you what, nothing attracts my evil-eye more than their use of trite and frequently misused phrases such as —> "does that mean they are not to be criticized?". WHAT? CRITICIZED??!! Excuse me, but someone will have to tell me how most of the comments directed at Tyler Perry (on this thread) fall under that category of CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM? I mean, I know and can smell hate, attacks, jealousy, bitches and moans from a mile away.


(Photo Caption):

Say it with me. "I am Alex Cross." "My name is Alex Cross."


The comments on this post doesn't surprise me one bit. I would like to say at least T.P is devoted to casting AA actors in his films. I mean it is not fair that we sit and criticize this man who is actually working to bring AA actors to the big screen. I'm not a T.P fan. I don't support his movies. But I don't see the point of poking fun at a man who is heavily committed to hiring AA actors, writers, producers etc.


So in this movie the dark skin girl will be the "uptown, bougie girl" and the light skin-ned girl will be the one struggling, down-on-her-luck?

Wow, Tyler Perry is really starting to diversify and expand his horizons. You people need to give the man more credit.

Marco Bolo

You people are lost, why hate when he is employing so many people and making black films! I have never seen or heard of Tyler Perry trying to tell a stories p.o.v through anything then a ordinary black experience, and you proper folks go ham like it's bringing down the race. No you are bringing down the race you would rather idolize a Steve Mcqueen, who tells stories through the p.o.v of a white protaganist, and you hail him as a genious?! Like black men don't deal with sex addiction?! Oh wait Mcqueen has a English accent so it makes you proper folks feel important because he makes real movies ( about white folks)! Stop all the class warfare, stop hating on ourselves and let's keep this TP bitching behind closed doors, you too Tambay because if TP gave you a chance to be a Filmmaker not a film critic ( I used to laugh @ critics in film school we all knew they could call the next man out but didn't have a single original thought in thier mind, that's why there critics) and let's continue to foster this new wave of black cinema from TP to me! Bolo out!!!!


Gabrielle: "Can you promise me that this will be better than Daddy's Little Girls?"
Tyler: "Nope…But everybody's going to pay to see it anyway."
Gabrielle: "Okay. I'm in."


I read this script and there is absolutely nothing to it. The story could be told in 15 minutes; just another down on her luck woman being rescued by a man. If it comes on TV or streams on Netflix, maybe I'll play it while multitasking…maybe.


Too busy to add my usual anti-Tyler Perry comment today; I trust others will do their part, on my behalf and others'.


Fiancee: "Where will your gun-carrying grandmother turn up next time?"


Fiancee: "You called…[me for this role. THANK YOU.]"

I kind of like the poster. Reminds me of that Lance Gross poster-flick, too. And then it reminds me of something else I can't place. Tyler likes to sample old school posters…

Most esteemed

It really pains me to see how blatantly ignorant and homophobic black people are. Say what you will about his filmmaking prowess, but leave the man's sexuality alone. Have you NO decency??


"Wesley Deeds is about to discover the person he was meant to be…" GAY?

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