Tyler Perry

Diddy Wants to Buy BET & Build a “Black-Owned Global Media Powerhouse”

Sean "Diddy" Combs, who owns Revolt but also wants BET, has a broader strategy of building a "Black-owned global media… Read More

March 14, 2023

Keke Palmer is All in on Whoopi Goldberg’s ‘Sister Act 3’ Idea

Actress and media mogul Keke Palmer has responded to Whoopi Goldberg proposing that she, Lizzo and Nicki Minaj should be… Read More

December 7, 2022

New All-Encompassing Janet Jackson Documentary to Premiere This Month

With two installments, new Janet Jackson documentary, Janet, will premiere January 28th on Lifetime and A&E. Notoriously known for being… Read More

January 3, 2022

Tyler Perry is the King of Cinematic Black Camp

Tyler Perry is a terror, whose productions aren’t good in the most acute sense. But when viewed through camp’s flamboyant… Read More

May 10, 2021

Will Smith Becomes the First Major Producer to Leave Georgia Due to Restrictive Voting Law

Will Smith was previously shooting the slave-era drama Emancipation in Georgia. On Monday, Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua announced that… Read More

April 12, 2021

Jordan Peele Reportedly Delayed Candyman Because He Didn’t to Want “Encourage” People to Go to the Theater

Jordan Peele is one of many filmmakers discouraging people to see movies in person. On Thursday, The Hollywood Reporter posted a… Read More

September 24, 2020

Tyler Perry Films Four Shows in Two Months in ‘Camp Quarantine’

The cast and crew camped out at Tyler Perry Studios for 51 days total. Tyler Perry has always been a… Read More

September 8, 2020

Tyler Perry Addresses Past Union-Busting Controversy, Says He Fired Writers “Because They Weren’t Giving Me What I Wanted”

The director and entertainment mogul shares his side of the controversy that occurred after he allegedly fired four writers for… Read More

January 15, 2020

Tyler Perry Responds to Highly Criticized Viral Video: “Early On, I Had a Writer’s Room and It Was a Nightmare for Me”

Perry addresses the viral video he posted last week showcasing that he is the only writer on many of his… Read More

January 14, 2020

What Good is Tyler Perry’s “History-Making” if He Isn’t Hiring Young Black Writers?

Tyler Perry recently revealed that he writes all of his own scripts. He calls it "work ethic." Here's why it's… Read More

January 8, 2020

Tyler Perry Shares He’s the Sole Writer of All of His Shows, Social Media Users Clap Back

In a video shared on social media Perry shared: "I have no writers room. Nobody writes any of my work.… Read More

January 7, 2020

Is Tyler Perry’s Historic Studio More Than A Representational Facade?

The legacy of Tyler Perry is one that will inevitably be acclaimed for his accumulation of immense capital. But nuance… Read More

October 10, 2019

Tyler Perry Opens the Country’s Largest Studio Lot in Atlanta

Perry's 330-acre space is the first ever black-owned studio lot in the US. Tyler Perry gathered the biggest A-list stars… Read More

October 7, 2019

Mo’Nique Releases Private Phone Conversation With Tyler Perry

A post shared by Mo'nique (@therealmoworldwide) on Jun 22, 2018 at 11:41pm PDT Mo'Nique has released secretly recorded phone conversations… Read More

June 27, 2018