Tyler Perry

Director Tyler Perry has thrown his hat in the Oscar ring with For Colored Girls. Based on Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking 1974 choreopoem, the film boasts a dazzling, multigenerational cast of black actresses: Janet Jackson, Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Tessa Thompson, Whoopi Goldberg, and Macy Gray.

On October 25, director Tyler Perry and the cast of the film adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem “For Colored Girls: Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” attended a press conference at the London Hotel in Manhattan, NY. Several cast members of the film described how they prepared for their intense roles. Kimberly […]

The cast of For Colored Girls hit the red carpet last night (October 25) for the New York City premiere. Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, Kerry Washington, Estelle, Ciara and more celebs were all in attendance. For Colored Girls is set to hit the theatres on November 5th. Check out the premiere pics below: RELATED: “For […]

Jawn Murray, a contributor to AOL Black voices and the Tom Joyner Morning show used his Twitter account to criticize people who were doubting Tyler Perry as a director for Ntozake Shange’s play, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf” as a movie. All those militant-nappy headed #AngryBlackWoman who didn’t […]