A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unsavory family secrets. (Lionsgate)
Tyler Perry has directed, written and starred in nearly all of his films starring the popular character of Madea. This comedy saga has earned more than $500 million at the box office. Perry, who recently directed 'Acrimony' and 'Nobody's Fool' and had roles in dramas 'Gone Girl' and 'Vice', has said that 'A Madea Family Funeral' is the final Madea movie. Perry, who turns 50 in September, wants to pursue other projects. Both 'Gone Girl' and 'Vice' were Oscar nominated, the latter for Best Picture of the Year. And it won for Best Makeup & Hairstyling.
Lights Camera Jackson (a.k.a. Jackson Murphy) began his career as a film critic in 2006 at the age of 7. To date, Jackson has written nearly 1,000 reviews of new releases and, in total, has seen more than 1,500 films. In 2010, Jackson became the youngest person to win a NY Emmy Award, for his on-air movie reviews on Time Warner TV station, Capital News 9. And in 2011, Jackson was inducted into the Broadcast Film Critics Association as their youngest member. The BFCA’s annual Critics Choice Awards is one of the industry’s most recognized and prestigious awards shows. The 2019 three-hour ceremony featuring Hollywood's biggest stars of film and television airs LIVE on Sunday January 13th at 7pmET on The CW. Jackson is also a member of SAG-AFTRA and votes annually for the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Currently, Jackson's reviews are posted on his website, YouTube channel and Cultjer.com. He is also a contributor to AnimationScoop.com, run by animation historian Jerry Beck. And Jackson hosts the weekly internet pop culture news show “LCJ LIVE”, along with “The LCJ Q&A Podcast”, on which he interviews celebrities and filmmakers.