The success of his Madea Goes To Jail has emboldened Tyler Perry to write, direct and star in his next two films, I Can Do Bad All By Myself and Why Did I Get Married Too. Lionsgate announced today it has acquired the rights to both pics. Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button) stars in I Can Do Bad All By Myself, which is based on Perry’s play of the same name. Perry’s alter ego Madea will be featured in the film. Principal photography is scheduled to begin on March 16 at the new Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta with a release date of September 11th of this year. Why Did I Get Married Too is a sequel to the 2007 hit. Principal photography will begin later this year, and the film is expected to be released nationwide on April 2nd, 2010, which is Easter Weekend. Tyler Perry has released seven films through Lionsgate since 2005 grossing nearly $350 million at the North American box office.
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