Hollywood actor and director Tyler Perry will be returning to the big screen next year as his popular Madea character.  On April 22, 2011, Lionsgate plans to release “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family” to theaters.  Perry’s Madea character is currently touring the U.S. in the stage play “Madea’s Happy Family.”  Lionsgate’s President of Motion Picture Production, Mike Paseornek, says they’re more than happy to be releasing another Tyler Perry film stating, quote, “No one makes a big-screen entrance like Madea, and we’re very excited to welcome her back with ‘Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family.’  To us, the title of the film couldn’t be more apt.”  Paseornek adds, quote, “Not only is Tyler a cherished member of the Lionsgate family; his unique brand of storytelling, humor, music and uplift has created a big happy family of moviegoers.”