Tyler Perry on the "poetic justice" of building new studio on former Confederate Army base

  • Published: 08 October 2019
  • "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King went behind the scenes at Tyler Perry’s historic 330-acre movie studio complex in Atlanta. The site features a dozen soundstages named after black icons in Hollywood. Perry is the creative force behind 22 movies, 20 plays and eight TV shows. The 50-year-old writer, director and actor told King what inspires him to think big.

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  • Lunerversal
    Lunerversal  1 days back

    Thank you Tyler Perry for being a great inspiration for me.
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    #blackfilm #blackexcellence #movie #film 🙏🏾🎥🎞💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜

    • Griselda Holmes
      Griselda Holmes  3 days back

      Wow he made me Cry. Even when not acting. I can Feel Your Pain.❤️

      • Jones Media
        Jones Media  5 days back

        Wow! I used to same those same Cartier glasses 😅

        • Frank Mack II
          Frank Mack II  5 days back

          I don't know much about this man. But I definitely support his vision!
          Black Excellence
          His shoes fresher than the Lebron 17s i just bought.
          What are those kicks?


          • Jo-Anne Abrahams
            Jo-Anne Abrahams  5 days back


            • Jo-Anne Abrahams
              Jo-Anne Abrahams  5 days back


              • The Ancients Ancients
                The Ancients Ancients  5 days back

                An inspiring guy! And im as pale as possible ✌❤

                • David Mbuthia
                  David Mbuthia  6 days back

                  There is something i really hated about most African artist! Just Lifestyle! cars, Bling-bling and misogynistic! Then Obama and Tyler happened! It's about FUTURE!

                  • Jose L Martinez
                    Jose L Martinez  6 days back

                    This man is awesome.. love all his movies

                    • 360 MAGAZINE
                      360 MAGAZINE  1 weeks back

                      Beautiful story.

                      • ade paul
                        ade paul  1 weeks back

                        Every disappointed is blessing . This is a cornerstone story . Amazing story

                        • GentleGiant1000
                          GentleGiant1000  1 weeks back

                          I just pray he has the right team in place so that if something happens to him they understand the importance of keeping this thing in our community and not selling it for a few quick dollars

                          • David Wright
                            David Wright  1 weeks back

                            Well weather black or white seems every one has to work hard , maybe it's not all about money for everyone and maybe it is.

                            • rhoda johnson
                              rhoda johnson  1 weeks back

                              Could not have been done by a better person. He finessed that so professionally .

                              • jayjayart1
                                jayjayart1  1 weeks back

                                Such a humble person respects to him

                                • Ponch On the 1s and 2s
                                  Ponch On the 1s and 2s  1 weeks back

                                  Appreciate his grind and goal and haha to the haters mission set and done let’s continue..

                                  • vybzkartel
                                    vybzkartel  1 weeks back

                                    Do not like the statement, " Before he brought Hollywood to Atlanta " he brought Perry's Studios to Atlanta!

                                    • ICT Trainer
                                      ICT Trainer  1 weeks back

                                      Blacks with entertainment mind and just that!

                                      • Pabzino Bree
                                        Pabzino Bree  1 weeks back

                                        This interview touched me

                                        • Katia Lemos
                                          Katia Lemos  1 weeks back

                                          He could give God the Glory, but he told her all his success is because of his hard work and pain . I don't care how hard he work, and how much pain he went through it ,if wasn't for God's Grace, Favor in his life none of this had happened.

                                          • Rochelle Young
                                            Rochelle Young  2 weeks back

                                            Dag he almost made me cry

                                            • Diane Taylor
                                              Diane Taylor  2 weeks back


                                              • Top Quality
                                                Top Quality  2 weeks back

                                                Wouldn't it be nice for all those who pave the road to see this ? www.kelleyconsultingfirm.com Raleigh NC HR and Compliance

                                                • Nu Woman
                                                  Nu Woman  2 weeks back

                                                  He's amazing I pray that he always stays close to God and remains this humble💞

                                                  • Derrick Dow
                                                    Derrick Dow  2 weeks back

                                                    if you build it they will come.!!

                                                    • Christa
                                                      Christa  2 weeks back

                                                      Tyler Perry gets 10 thumbs up!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                                      • tifffany24
                                                        tifffany24  2 weeks back

                                                        ATL AKA WAKANDA 😜

                                                        • Ukho Dingela
                                                          Ukho Dingela  2 weeks back

                                                          We will continue to support you in everything you do #i m proud to be black ,you motivate me in so many levels

                                                          • Vincent Rutley
                                                            Vincent Rutley  2 weeks back

                                                            So proud to see this. This inspies me to go for it! 💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾

                                                            • GearrahHereMan
                                                              GearrahHereMan  2 weeks back

                                                              Tyler is very inspiring. It is amazing what he has done! Awesome how much his son means to him.

                                                              • NHaezer
                                                                NHaezer  2 weeks back

                                                                The interviewer is very good and smooth. She draws Tyler into his emotions and made him tear up and then took him out soon with laughter. All without looking obvious.

                                                                • Joy Muse
                                                                  Joy Muse  2 weeks back

                                                                  Very inspirational I love it and I was the 444k person that viewed this clip thank you universe 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊🕊💖💖💖💖💖

                                                                  • Layonie Jae
                                                                    Layonie Jae  2 weeks back

                                                                    So beautiful!!!!!!! What an amazing person Tyler Perry is, wow just wow!!! ❤️

                                                                    • KiRMett
                                                                      KiRMett  2 weeks back

                                                                      Can we get our Chappelle Show back now?

                                                                      • Raniesha Baker
                                                                        Raniesha Baker  2 weeks back

                                                                        Tyler is a beautiful person.

                                                                        • Jonathan Whitehead
                                                                          Jonathan Whitehead  2 weeks back

                                                                          Love the enthusiasm and the achievement however For mcpherson was established after the civil war in 1867 to house federal troops it was not a Confederate comman post.

                                                                          • Snake Pliskin
                                                                            Snake Pliskin  2 weeks back

                                                                            That’s hella boss. He’s paid his dues in that dress

                                                                            • Sandra Johnson
                                                                              Sandra Johnson  2 weeks back

                                                                              Congratulations Mr.Tylor Perry, GOD bless you, and pray that GOD continually bless you with dreams that inspires others to dream and make their dreams into their reality . Look to our heavenly father all ways . Take care!!!

                                                                              • 18inchestheComedian
                                                                                18inchestheComedian  2 weeks back

                                                                                Thank you for making positive impacts on humanity my fellow Human Being. HBFAMILY ❤☮☯️🌐

                                                                                • mike
                                                                                  mike  2 weeks back

                                                                                  It takes a great deal of strength to build something from a vision. Most people can't do it out of laziness .

                                                                                  • Lovejazz01
                                                                                    Lovejazz01  3 weeks back

                                                                                    As Crystal Fox so eliquintly said at Tyler Perry's recent Hollywood star ceremony, " from a car, to a star!" " From a car, to a star!" Mike drop! 🎤🎤🎥🎥📽📽👏🏾😁

                                                                                    • Evan Brinton
                                                                                      Evan Brinton  3 weeks back

                                                                                      Those damn white people keeping the brother down.

                                                                                      • Evan Brinton
                                                                                        Evan Brinton  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Yeah yeah yeah. Blah blah blah.

                                                                                        • Rosie W
                                                                                          Rosie W  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Perry's power move.

                                                                                          • Dion Carter
                                                                                            Dion Carter  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Baby welcome to Parenthood my son fifteen I speak positive things in his life everyday

                                                                                            • Steaven Mckenzie
                                                                                              Steaven Mckenzie  3 weeks back

                                                                                              Man, a father's love. I feel you so much man. Much more respect for Tyler.

                                                                                              • Joshua David Newmark
                                                                                                Joshua David Newmark  3 weeks back

                                                                                                TP deserves everything he's getting. Hard working, loves everyone. ❤️

                                                                                                • jonesynahmeen
                                                                                                  jonesynahmeen  3 weeks back

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