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Tyler Perry Is Making a Madea Halloween Movie Based on a Joke in Chris Rock's 'Top Five'

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Tyler Perry Madea Premiere

Tyler Perry will star as his famed fictional character Madea once again.

Variety reports Perry is currently in production for his upcoming film, Boo! A Madea Halloween. The film will follow Madea as she keeps a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teenagers on Halloween night while fending off "killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies."

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Boo! A Madea Halloween was a project concept that first appeared as a gag in Chris Rock's 2014 film, Top Five. Perry has many roles for the production including writer, producer, director, and star. The Lionsgate film also features Disney Channel actress Bella Thorne, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, and Andre Hall. It's expected to hits screens October 21.