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    Peeples

    Tyler Perry has become a brand name, as much as Disney or Marvel, over the last decade. As a producer with considerable clout, he’s enabled screenwriter Tina Gordon Chism to make her directorial debut...

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    Review: Race And Class Issues Clash With Lowbrow Comedy In 'Peeples'

    You’d be forgiven if you expected Tyler Perry to influence a large chunk of “Peeples,” the latest film to carry his name like a neon sign promising broad comedy and aggressive but dubious morality. Even the beginning seems to hum with the predictable rhythms of Perry’s multi-movie empire, with a dar...

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    Full Trailer For Tyler Perry's New OWN Series 'Haves And Have Nots'

    You've seen a teaser; now here's the first full trailer for Tyler Perry's new OWN series, the one-hour ensemble drama The Haves and the Have Nots, which is set to premiere on Tuesday, May 28 at 9 pm ET/PT, in a 2-hour pilot;

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    CinemaCon: Lionsgate Puts 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Front and Center

    At CinemaCon 2013, the Lionsgate movie that was front and center--even if star Jennifer Lawrence wasn't able to join the company jet--was "Catching Fire" (November 22) which is in post-production. Doing the honors in Las Vegas were director Francis Lawrence, replacing Gary Ross for the final two fil...

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    Screenwriter Sues Tyler Perry Over 'Temptation'

    Not again! First it was Good Deeds, now it's Temptation!

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    Inside Quotes: Essence Atkins On Tyler Perry's Casting Of Kim Kardashian In 'Temptation': 'Your Experiment Failed'

    "I found it interesting that Tyler did that with Temptation, hiring Kim Kardashian because she has 16 million Twitter followers, which would seem like a brilliant marketing plan [...] He has one of the biggest Twitter personalities out there in his movies, and he had one of the worst box office week...

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    Weekend Reel Reads: Perry, Pop and Politics

    Pop music in horror films and a tribute to one of the most celebrated living critics: that and more on this edition of Weekend Reel Reads.

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    Watch As Madea Meets Sofia, In A Search For OWN (Video)

    Here's how they describe it:

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    Cross Post: Tyler Perry's Rape Problem

    Trigger warnings: rape, sexual assault, acquaintance rape, Tyler Perry

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    OWN Announces Specials Leading Up To Launch Of Tyler Perry Series + Greenlights 2 More

    As I said before, OWN is becoming a black cable TV network, whether its intentional or not. So BET and TV One especially may want to start paying attention to developments at OWN, if they aren't already.

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