‘Madea’ Prequel From Tyler Perry in the Works at Showtime

The project would trace the origins of the indelible character in 1970s Atlanta. Tyler Perry isn’t quite ready to bid farewell to Madea.The prolific creator and producer is developing a prequel series focused on his iconic character’s origins at Showtime. ViacomCBS’ premium cable outlet has ordered multiple scripts for the project, titled Mabel. The hourlong drama comes from creators Perry and Tim Palen, with JaNeika and … Continue reading ‘Madea’ Prequel From Tyler Perry in the Works at Showtime