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Netflix Signs Multiyear First-Look Deal With Filmmaker Tyler Perry

Netflix Signs Multiyear First-Look Deal With Filmmaker Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry and Netflix have formed a creative partnership that will have Perry write, direct and produce feature films under a multiyear first-look deal.

Perry’s upcoming films with Netflix include Six Triple Eight, starring an ensemble cast led by Kerry Washington, about the only all-black, all-female Women’s Army Corp in World War II, and Mea Culpa, starring Kelly Rowland, about a criminal defense attorney who takes on the case of an artist who may or may not have murdered his girlfriend.

Perry’s previous films with Netflix include A Jazzman’s Blues, a tale of forbidden love that made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival; A Madea Homecoming, the 12th installment in the popular “Madea” franchise; and the thriller A Fall From Grace

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