Posts Tagged ‘TYLER PERRY’

Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail has earned $64.9 million in just 10 days, since its release, and took the #1 spot at the box office for the 2nd weekend in a row, beating Disney’s Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience. Madea’s estimated box-office take for the 2/27-3/1/09 weekend dropped 60% to $16.5 million from $41.1 million opening […]

The CW announced today 6 shows will return in the fall as part of its primetime TV lineup. There was no mention of The Game, a Black-oriented sitcom about professional football players and the women they love. Shows with predominantly Black casts just aren’t in vogue anymore. Networks now target younger audiences to establish a base. Black […]

  His movies — 7 in all — have grossed over $300 million in the last four years. Four have debuted at #1, including Madea Goes to Jail, his latest effort and, so far, his biggest — opening weekend box-office receipts reached $41.1 million. That’s a 37% increase versus his second-best #1 debut, Madea’s Family […]

Of the hundreds of studio films produced in 2008, 70 or so featured African-American/African actors. Believe it or not, there were a few films left over for other Black actors besides Samuel L. Jackson and the Smith family to appear in… We were glad to see a little more of Jeffrey Wright. Hey, where was […]