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Tyler Perry: An Introduction
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Tyler Perry: An Introduction | Wait, didn’t I spot him in Star Trek?
Wait, didn’t I spot him in Star Trek?

Keen eyes, young cadet! That was indeed Perry playing Admiral Richard Barnett in JJ Abrams’ Star Trek reboot, the man charged with maintaining Starfleet Academy discipline and, in particular, investigating the young Captain Kirk for cheating. How did it come about? Well, apparently Abrams is a fan and called Perry to see if he fancied a quick turn. “Looking at [Abrams] and talking to him,” said Perry, “he is the Jewish version of me. He works on television and works on films. He does not stop. He writes as well. I was watching him work and rework the scene, and there’s something about my story that is so similar to him in what I’m doing. I think it intrigued him as much as it intrigued me.” Will Perry be back for the sequel? Last we heard, no, but given Abrams' penchant for secrecy, you never know.

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1 RE: Tyler Perry: An Introduction
Talentless talentless man but then I'm not black so I'm not his target audience.  His work borders on the racist and if flipped and done by a white director/writer/actor would be villified for discrimination.  I hope he can actually act because I've always enjoyed the Alex Cross movies More

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