Tyler Perry Lands Madea Prequel Series At Showtime

04/09/2021 12:00 AM EDT by WBLS Staff
Looks like Tyler Perry is not ready to say goodbye to Madea.The billionaire is set to develop a prequel series centered around Madea’s origins at Showtime. The project will be titled, Mabel. drama series will be an hour-long drama and will be executive produced by Perry, Tim Palen, JaNeika, and JaSheika James.According to Hollywood
Mabel is set in Atlanta in 1972. It will tell the story of Mabel Simmons: Long before she was the force of nature known as Madea, she was a smart, fierce, irresistible, dangerous, crazy 20-something Black woman who set the city — and the world — on fire.