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Everything you need to know about the new Alex Cross

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Tyler Perry: An Introduction | And why are we talking about him now?
And why are we talking about him now?

Perry is branching out with Alex Cross, his first starring role that is not in something he also wrote or directed. He plays the titular detective, previously played by Morgan Freeman in Kiss The Girls and Along Came A Spider, as he investigates the murder of a family member (his niece, in the book I, Alex Cross on which this one is based). Rob Cohen’s directing; Ed Burns is the partner who’s along for the ride; Matthew Fox is the nutso-looking cage fighter who he’s up against. The pictures so far look promising – check out the new issue of Empire for another look – and Perry promises us something different from his usual oeuvre. So those of you hoping for a scene where Cross dresses in drag as an old lady to uncover the baddie are out of luck. Alex Cross arrives on November 30, so brace yourself for the UK’s first real taste of Tyler Perry, big star.

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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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