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09 Nov. 2012

Tyler Perry at work on new film


Ella Joyce

Diahann Carroll

McLendon-Covey is first actor cast in “Single Mom’s Club”

Perry typically releases two films per year

According to industry publication, The Hollywood Reporter, Atlanta-based filmmaker/TV producer/philanthropist Tyler Perry has begun work on his new film project, “Single Mom’s Club” and has cast Wendi McLendon-Covey (TV’s Reno 911, Bridesmaids). Perry is reported to start shooting by month’s end.

“Mom’s Club” is reported to be the story of single mothers from different backgrounds brought together by an incident at their children’s school. Spiced with comedy, the drama deals with victory over adversity, Perry’s insignia.

Perry, in usual form, wears the hats of writer/director/producer and star. Lionsgate will release “Single Mom’s Club” in 2014. Year 2013, Perry is set to release two new films: “We the Peebles” and “The Marriage Counselor.”

“Peebles” cast includes: Kerry Washington, Diahann Carroll, Melvin van Peebles, Craig Robinson, David Alan Grier, Tyler James Robinson and S. Epatha Merkerson among others.

“Counselor” cast includes: Vanessa Williams, Jurnee Smollett, Kim Kardashian, Brandy Norwood, Lance Gross, Ella Joyce and Micah Stampley.

Perry is repped by Charles King at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment Agency.

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