A Madea Christmas

Just when you thought it was going to be a Madea-free year... not-so fast my friends!

Tyler Perry is good for at least 2 movies a year. His Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor did decent box office (relative to budget) over the course of its theatrical run that started in March.

And he'll be taking us out of 2013 with a second movie set for release just in time for the Christmas holiday (December 13) - this one titled Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas, which Perry is of course writing, directing and starring in, along with Tika SumpterChad Michael MurrayLarry the Cable GuyKathy NajimyEric Lively and Anna Maria Horsford to name a few.

Here's the official synopsis from Lionsgate:

Madea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, but the biggest surprise is what they'll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Carnival, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all.

Lionsgate has released a full trailer for the upcoming movie, which reveals what the "biggest surprise" that Madea and her friend find. 

The trailer is below. And underneath, a poster diptych: