Tyler Perry Is Back In Madea’s Witness Protection
On the heels of Good Deeds, released earlier this year and heralded by several of Tyler Perry fans as his best work to date, Perry will put the fatsuit, glasses, dress, and pearls back on for his latest romp as his most famous character, Madea.
This one is quite a bit different from the usual urban-based drama you find in a Madea flick. This one features a suburban twist (which is somewhat reminiscent of Big Momma’s House 2).
Here’s the rundown. An elite CFO of a multi-million dollar company is framed as the perpetrator of a large-scale Ponzi scheme. In order to protect himself and his family, the executive enters the witness protection program which sends him to – you guessed it – Madea’s home in Atlanta!
Along with the titular matriarch, Tyler Perry will be reprising his roles as Joe, Madea’s brother and Brian, Joe’s son and the family lawyer.
The rest of the cast, although highly recognizable, is not nearly as predictable. Including Eugene Levy, Denise Richards, Doris Roberts, Tom Arnold, John Amos, Marla Gibbs, and Romeo Miller, the cast should be able to carry the comedic weight of the film.
Will we see any progression in Perry’s very polarizing filmmaking?
Judging by the trailer, we’d have to guess that he will stick to the same old tried and true shtick. Hopefully, there is more reliance on writing and less on improvisation, which fell flat time and time again in his previous Madea film, Madea’s Big Happy Family.
Say what you want about the man, but we’re pretty sure audiences will come out in droves for Madea’s Witness Protection when it hits theaters on June 29.