Tyler Perry ending ‘Madea’ character in 2019

Tyler Perry doesn’t want to play Madea anymore

After amassing $500M worldwide starring as Mabel Earlene "Madea" Simmons in 10 films and 10 plays, Tyler Perry has made a decision to bid farewell to the fictional 87-year-old grandmother-of-five for good.

Perry dons a wig, makeup and dress to portray the tough-talking elderly black woman.

Perry said that the film was shot more than two years ago, but Perry elected to stagger the release away from the two Madea Halloween films from 2016 and 2017, respectively. Eight films in the Madea franchise have grossed an overall total of $502 million worldwide at the box office, not to mention the revenue from three other films in which Perry appeared as her. He'll also play her on a farewell stage tour.

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Madea was first introduced in Perry's 1999 play "I Can Do Bad All By Myself". Both movies were written and directed by Perry. He has said she was based on his own mother, as well as Eddie Murphy's performance in "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps".

Are you sad to see Madea go? Check out the poster for the movie here...

Perry latest project, "Nobody's Fool", an upcoming comedy which he filmed and wrote, starring Tiffany Haddish and Whoopi Goldberg, is set to be released this November. The director signed a deal with Viacom to produce content across film, television and short-video platform.

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