That’s right. In case you couldn’t tell what time it was based on the title, it’s “Madea o’clock,” BITCH! Tyler Perry is auteur-ing the shit out of another one of those delightful Madea movies, this time with Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection. I hope theaters have a special Tyler Perry reserve stockpile of apostrophes for their marquees.
According to Lionsgate‘s press release, Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Something Something will have Madea confronting a shamed Ponzi schemer played by Eugene Levy, his wife, played by Denise Richards, and his business associate, Tom Arnold.
Before I write any more, please put on some sunglasses so as not to be blinded this film’s starpower.
The press release offers up this promising nugget from Lionsgate’s President of Development, whose name is unimportant:
This is the ultimate fish out of water story, and I believe the funniest Madea story yet. We loved the witness protection concept from the second we heard it, but when Tyler cast comedy icon Eugene Levy and put him under the same roof with Madea and Uncle Joe, he took this movie to a whole new level.
I’ve never known anyone to refer to Eugene Levy as such a gamechanger before.
*empties bag of blood diamonds all over the Lionsgate conference table*