TYLER PERRY'S I CAN DO BAD ALL BY MYSELF Release Date: September 11, 2009
Director: Tyler Perry
Screenwriter: Tyler Perry
Cast: Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Mary J. Blige, Hope Olaide Wilson, Brian White, Kwesi Nii-Lante Boakye, Frederick Siglar, Gladys Knight, Marvin Winans, Adam Rodriguez
Synopsis: The story line follows what happens when Perry's iconic Madea character discovers a 16-year-old girl (Wilson) and her brothers looting her home and sends them to live with their Aunt April (Henson), a hard-drinking nightclub singer. Blige plays the manager at the nightclub.
Knight will play Wilma, a kind of matriarch of the neighborhood and singer at Marshall Baptist Church, where Madea also circulates. Knight, Winans and Blige all will sing in the film, with Blige performing an original song penned by Ne-Yo.
"I Can Do Bad All By Myself" is based on Perry's play of the same name.