The question is which Black actress in Hollywood hasn't starred in a Tyler Perry production. One of the busiest directors around (Perry has been known to churn out two movies a year since 2007) is also a master at casting Hollywood's most talented Black actresses. From Gabrielle Union to Jurnee Smollett and Brandy—who star in his latest film Temptation—the list is endless. Here's a look at Perry's impressive roster of leading ladies.
Smollett stars in her first Tyler Perry film, playing marriage counselor Judith in the romantic thriller Temptation (out March 29).