Tyler Perry's Marriage Counselor to Dole Out Advice on the Big Screen

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Playwright and prolific filmmaker Tyler Perry is currently at work adapting his play The Marriage Counselor as a feature film for Lionsgate, according to Variety.

The comedy, which centers on an Ivy League-educated marriage counselor who is managing her clients and her own messy home life, played an engagement at New York City's Beacon Theatre in 2009.

Perry directed the stage comedy that was also filmed live and released on DVD.

The screen adaptation of The Marriage Counselor will begin production Oct. 25. Perry, Ozzie Arau and Paul Hall produce. Casting for the film has not been announced.

Perry's films include "Madea's Big Happy Family," "Madea's Family Reunion," "Meet the Browns," "The Family That Preys," "I Can Do Bad All by Myself," "Why Did I Get Married?," and the film adaptation of "for colored girls," which was released in 2010. His upcoming film "Good Deeds" will be released Feb. 24, 2012.

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