Oprah Winfrey has previously voiced her interest in starring in a Tyler Perry movie, but, thankfully, this isn't it! Or is it?
Should we brace ourselves for an eventual announcement that Oprah and Perry will be teaming up for a Madea/Sofia mash-up movie?
Details from Oprah's blog:
Oprah and Tyler Perry are so excited about Tyler's shows coming to OWN, they just had to get their alter-egos together to celebrate. Oprah dressed up as Sofia from "The Color Purple" and Tyler put on the familiar face of Madea to film a promotional parody for the upcoming shows Love Thy Neighbor and The Haves and Have Nots. Check out Oprah and Tyler, or rather, Sofia and Madea, on site in Atlanta. The hilarious promo will air April 4.
So the answer is no. I'm sure that disappoints some of you greatly.
As already reported, OWN's first scripted series from Tyler Perry are: a one-hour drama titled The Haves and the Have Nots; and a half-hour comedy series called Love Thy Neighbor, both shows set to debut on May 29, on OWN.
Here's another shot of the dynamic duo: