The Tyler Perry train has no intentions of slowing down anytime soon!
Deadline reports that Tyler Perry has confirmed a House of Payne revival series is coming to BET, with original series stars LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis Patton, Lance Gross, Demetria McKinney, China Anne McClain, Larramie “Doc” Shaw, Keshia Knight Pulliam, and Allen Payne set to return.
Additionally BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios have announced a series greenlight for Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living, a new comedy series, starring David Mann, Tamela Mann, J. Anthony Brown, Na’im Lynn, Courtney Nichole, Tayler Buck and Alex Henderson. Both series have begun production at Tyler Perry Studios and are set to premiere on BET this summer.
The has been loads of talk from Perry that a House of Payne revival was in the works. The revival is being promoted as a seventh season of the original series that ran for 254 episodes on TBS from 2006-2012. The revival series picks up five years later, as retired fire chief Curtis Payne (LaVan Davis) and his lovely wife Ella (Cassi Davis Patton) continue to navigate the problems of life with their quirky modern-day family.
The series is executive produced, written, and directed by Tyler Perry. Michelle Sneed will also serve as Executive Producer of the series for Tyler Perry Studios.