Tyler Perry Signs Massive Movie Deal with Amazon

Tyler Perry Studios

LOS ANGELES, CA. January 06, 2019: Tyler Perry at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. - Image (Featureflash Photo Agency /


Tyler Perry, an Atlanta media mogul, has made deals in the past with TBS, OWN, Lionsgate, Viacom and Netflix. He most recently signed a four-movie deal with Amazon Prime.

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“I’m excited and grateful to start working with Amazon Studios to bring movies to Prime Video,” said Perry in a press release. “I’m looking forward to continuing telling unique stories and bringing my next projects to the global audiences that they reach.”

Some of his most recent films have been released on Netflix, such as the thriller “A Fall From Grace”, comedy “A Madea Homecoming” and historical fiction drama “A Jazzman's Blues” - which is his first. His current TV shows are airing on Viacom's BET, BET+ streaming service and Nickelodeon channels, including “The Oval", "Assisted Living", "Bruh", "Sistas", "Zatima" and  finally "Ruthless". He writes and directs all content for these shows single-handedly at Tyler Perry Studios.

About Tyler Perry Studios: 

Tyler Perry Studios is an American film and television production studio founded by actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, producer, author, and songwriter Tyler Perry. The studio occupies a 330-acre lot in the Greenbriar area of southwest Atlanta. It is the largest film production studio in the United States owned by a Black person.

Since its inception, the studio has produced dozens of films, television series and stage plays. Productions associated with Tyler Perry Studios include comedic films such as Daddy's Little Girls (2007) and Madea's Big Happy Family (2011), the drama Why Did I Get Married? (2007), romantic comedies such as The Single Moms Club (2014), and the thriller Gone Girl (2014). It has also produced television shows such as Meet the Browns (2009–11), House of Payne (2006–12) and The Haves and the Have Nots (2013–present). In addition, Tyler Perry Studios also produces stage plays, including I Know I've Been Changed.

The studio also houses a variety of other businesses, including Tyler Perry Realty and Tyler Perry Music. Additionally, it hosts special events such as music concerts, fashion shows and award ceremonies. The studio has also served as a filming location for films produced by other companies, such as Marvel Studios' Ant-Man (2015). In 2019, the studio was awarded an Oscar for its contributions to the film industry.

Tyler Perry Studios is a symbol of hope and perseverance for people of color in the entertainment industry. Its success has inspired many others to pursue their own dreams without being held back by their backgrounds or economic circumstances. By creating opportunities for those often overlooked, Tyler Perry Studios continues to make a positive impact on the entertainment industry.

Tyler Perry Studios is also dedicated to giving back to its community and beyond. The studio provides financial support for schools and organizations in need, as well as job training and educational programs for young people. It has also been involved in several charitable initiatives such as feeding the homeless and providing resources to those in need.

Tyler Perry Studios is a powerful example of what can be accomplished when given the opportunity. It continues to be an inspiration for aspiring filmmakers, actors, writers, producers, directors and more. With its vision of creating opportunities that empower others, Tyler Perry Studio is helping shape the future of the film industry.

By creating an inclusive and diverse environment, Tyler Perry Studios stands as a shining example of what can be achieved when we all come together. It is a place where dreams can become reality, and where everyone is welcomed with open arms. With its commitment to excellence and dedication to making the entertainment industry better for all, Tyler Perry Studios is setting a new standard in Hollywood.

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