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Tyler Perry confirms it's not Madea's 'Family Funeral'

Feb 28, 2019 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

Madea fans will be happy to know that Tyler Perry is not killing off the beloved character.

The filmmaker revealed on "Today" Wednesday that the gun-toting grandmother he suits up as survives "A Madea Family Funeral," which opens in theaters Friday. Perry announced last year that he was retiring the character.

"Listen, I'm turning 50 this year, I don't want to be her age playing her, OK?" he told anchors Hoda Kotb and Craig Melvin Wednesday. "It's been a great run, the franchise has ...