The latest A Madea Christmas posters have Tyler Perry administering some tough love according to the Bad Santa school of charm.
This is the eight film to feature Perry as Mabel Simmons aka Madea.
The story revolves around Madea getting coaxed into helping her best friend Eileen (Anna Maria Horsford) pay her daughter Lacey (Tika Sumpter) a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, but the biggest surprise is what they'll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Jubilee, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all.
This is the last time for a while that folks will see Perry play Madea on-screen. The next Madea project will be animated, granting the curmudgeon Madea critics 50% of their wish to have the Perry character never seen or heard from again.
A Madea Christmas is the first holiday theme offering from Perry who as usual adapts everything Madea from his stage plays which are very popular with his large black church going audience.
A Madea Christmas Ho-Ho-Ho ins December 13th.
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