FilmGordon Radio talks to director, actor, and playwright Tyler Perry. Perry is known for his Madea series as well as the sitcom Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. In 2011 he was named America’s highest-paid entertainer. Tim Gordon states that while he does not admire Perry’s talent as a director but does respect his ability as a film executive.
Perry talks about his new film A Media Christmas, adapted from his stage play of the same name. He talks about casting Larry the Cable Guy, saying that he “wanted to go in a different direction,” wanting “a different cast” from some of his regular actors.
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