*Tyler Perry, it seems, like almost every other creative person in Hollywood, wants to work with Netflix and he’s getting his wish in January.
Perry is set to release “A Fall From Grace,” his first feature film for the streaming service on January 17.
The production’s cast includes Crystal Fox, Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb, and Mehcad Brooks—as well asCicely Tyson and Perry himself.
The story arc of “A Fall From Grace” centers around Grace Waters (Fox), a woman heartbroken by her ex-husband’s affair who finally finds new romance only for it to be jeopardized by secrets and violence.
The project has the distinction of being Perry’s first movie entirely filmed and released from Tyler Perry Studios, which celebrated its grand opening last month.
Meanwhile, for BET, Perry is also busy toiling with other projects, including “Sistas” and “The Oval,” two shows that recently premiered on network and BET+.
In other movie news, Hollywood is coming with a feature flick on the life of Michael Jackson and according to reports, it’ll be written by the screenwriter behind the James Bond movies “Skyfall” and “Spectre,” with the producer of “Bohemian Rhapsody” backing the project.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Jackson movie’s being penned by Oscar-nominated John Logan and produced by Graham King.
The Jackson estate has to OK with the project ’cause it has granted music rights. That said, the report also indicated the movie would cover MJ’s career from the Jackson Five to his legal struggles stemming from allegations of child sex abuse.
The estate, which sued over the Jackson documentary “Leaving Neverland,” is also working on a Broadway show about the singer.
Michael Jackson died in 2009.