After the success of Madea Goes to Jail, Tyler Perry has signed a deal with Lionsgate for his next two movies, reports Entertainment Weekly. Next week, Perry begins production for I Can Do Bad All by Myself , which is based on one of his plays and features the popular character Madea. The movie films at the new Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta and will be released September 2009.
The sequel Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too will go into production later this year and is set to be released Easter weekend 2010. Perry’s last seven movies have grossed more than $350 million domestically.