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First Trailer For Tyler Perry’s ‘A Madea Christmas’ Arrives

First Trailer For Tyler Perry's 'A Madea Christmas' Arrives

Just when you thought it was going to be a Madea-free year… not-so fast my friends!

It should be clear by now that Tyler Perry is good for at least 2 movies a year. His Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor did decent box office (relative to budget) over the course of its theatrical run that started in March.

And he’ll be taking us out of 2013 with a second movie set for release just in time for the Christmas holiday (December 13) – this one titled Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas, which Perry is of course writing, directing and starring in, along with Tika SumpterChad Michael MurrayLarry the Cable GuyKathy NajimyEric Lively and Anna Maria Horsford to name a few.

Here’s the official synopsis from Lionsgate:

Madea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, but the biggest surprise is what they’ll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Carnival, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all.

I’ll take a wild guess and say that the surprise is that the daughter (probably Tika Sumpter’s role) is in a relationship with a white man (Chad Michael Murray). Just a guess…

By the way, there was rumor going around that YouTube celeb Sweet Brown (of “Ain’t nobody got time for that” fame) has a role in the film, but nothing’s been confirmed. One thing I will say is that Tyler Perry did post the original video of her that went viral, on his Facebook page last year, saying that it had him “in stiches” from laughing so hard. So he’s certainly been aware of her; meaning, he could very well have indeed cast her, likely in a cameo type of role.

But we’ll see eventually… 

Here’s your first look at the film via a 1-minute teaser trailer:

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joyce rogers i like the movie and i wont to buy it

I wont to buy the movie it was good and I like tyler perry


A few things-all the white folks in this films are NOT nonames. White folks know who they are especially considering 2 were on tv shows that lasted 9+ years and are constantly appearing somewhere. All Tyler is doing is trying to attract white folks to his product.

" If a significant number of people were actually interested in these things, different kinds of movies would be popular. They aren't. Why do you suppose that is?

It can't get popular if you do it ever 9 months to 3 years. Tyler does movies what 2-3 times a year and when you have folk DESPERATE for anything that looks like them-he wins out no matter what. You see his stuff. Others you have to HUNT for any information or come here to find out about it. Then you have to go on a Star Trek to see it in a movie theater or find it on DVD.

What good is a movie that strays from Tyler's standard film if you have to wait 3-7 years to see it? That's why you see so many Tyler Lite films like Think Like a Simp-I mean Man or anything from TD Jakes.

Why Beasts of the Southern Wild & Frutivile have to take the harder road to get attention.

When some studio starts pumping out anti Tyler standard film with "better" quality and start taking profit from him-Tyler will go all out to improve. Right now he has no reason.


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I am going to give all of you the benefit of doubt and assume you have an educational background. So I know (or will assume) you'll have an understanding of what I am about to say.

Listen, all of you have based your arguments on negrotoid propositional fallacies.

What… don't tell me I've made my move too soon in assuming y'all would understand what that means? Okay… in case you're not smarter than a 5th grader, a propositional fallacy is an error in logic that concerns compound propositions. For a compound proposition to be true, the truth values of its constituent parts must satisfy the relevant logical connectives which occur in it. Therefore, in this case, your logic/inferences/opinions are nowhere close to being correct, and thus, are not logically guaranteed to yield true conclusions.

Examples: " A true artist practicing his or her craft seeks to improve on past performance, or push him or herself, with new projects" … "In the have/have nots Tyler Perry is a cultural batterer" … "Tyler don't like women"

Really y'all… a "true artist" does what? And Tyler don't like women???

You clowns are OUTTA HERE! That's right, take those negrotoid propositional fallicies straight to the junk yard… or to your nearest barbershop debate.


Marie, certainly makes a very valid point. A true artist practicing his or her craft seeks to improve on past performance, or push him or herself, with new projects. Perry is repetitive in
everything he produces, only he dresses it up to look like something else (this is what's known as a wolf in sheep's clothing). …And, sadly, there is a large audience (because he does have a faithful choir) for, as Marie puts it, "religious morality," with no interest or understanding of true storytelling, plot, or character development. …One only wonders if TP where white and everything were the same, would his work garner a similar audience? …


Something about Perry that I've always found curious is that he's a prolific filmmaker who seems to have zero interest, respect or understanding of his chosen profession. I've never heard him talk about his film influences. Yes, he sings the praises of Sidney Poitier and Cicely Tyson as seminal black actors, but I've never heard him talk about FILMS that have influenced or inspired him. I'm convinced that Perry is not an artist which is why I find it impossible to respect him and his success. Instead, he's a religious morality pusher recovering from childhood abuse who uses the stage and film to peddle his myopic message to the masses. That's the only way I can explain the complete lack of improvement in his work over the course of 10+ films.


Saw the stage play, which was enjoyable.

Would be nice if Perry selected more of the stage cast for the movie versions because sometimes, the acting doesn't measure up.

I don't know if Tamar and Cheryl Pepsi just don't want the shot or if Perry makes a marketing decision, but something gets lost from the stage to the screen.

Also, Perry should stop using Madea as a prop to lecture people on how to raise children since, to my knowledge, he hasn't raised any. I watched Madea Gets a Job and wanted to press mute every time Madea (Perry) went on a rant about other people's kids.


Although TP has said he wants to put away the dress, he clearly doesn't or why else would he continue to make these Madea movies?

Because the talent in this movie is so thin (read: all character actors who have never had a lead role in film or TV), aside from Madea diehards, what would possibly be the draw for the rest of the movie-going public to shell out $12?

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