Tyler Perry Suggests He’s Hiring New Writers & Directors

Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Suggests He’s Hiring New Writers & Directors

After receiving lots of criticism for not having a writer’s room for any of his shows, Tyler Perry might have had a change of heart.

He said during a recent interview that he looks forward to allowing “fresh, exciting talent” to lead the ranks in writing and directing his projects, giving him a chance to take a step back.

Michelle Sneed, the president of production and development for Tyler Perry Studios, also added:

“We’re super excited about the young, up-and-coming filmmakers and new writers that we’re working with. Tyler has solidified his place in the industry; his brand is amazing, and we’ll continue to grow that. Then on the other side, we’re working on promoting, providing a platform and advocating for this new talent, both in front of and behind the camera.”


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Tyler Perry got lots of attention after he revealed he’s the only writer for his projects. He shared a video of scripts for a handful of shows and said:

“I don’t know if you know this, but all shows on television have a writers room. And most of the time there are 10 people, 12, whatever, that write on these television shows. Well, I have no writers room. Nobody writes any of my work. I write it all. Why am I tell you this? I wrote all of these scripts by myself in 2019. What’s my point? Work ethic!”

 

 

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He later showed off his writing space as he responded to the criticism. He wrote:

“My writers room!!! To the millions of you who are loving what I do and watch my shows every week, don’t worry, I ain’t stopping!!! Don’t forget. The Haves and the Have Nots returns tonight on @owntv and The Oval and Sistas return tomorrow on @BET!!”

 

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Authored by: Char Patterson