Christopher Young has composed the score for the upcoming comedy Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas. The film is written and directed by Perry who also stars in the film alongside Chad Michael Murray, Larry the Cable Guy, Eric Lively, Alicia Witt, Anna Maria Horsford, Tika Sumpter, Eric Lively, Lisa Whelchel, JR Lemon and Kathy Najimy. The movie follows Madea as she gets talked into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas. Perry is also producing the film with Ozzie Areu (House of Payne, Good Deeds) and Matt Moore. Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas will be released on December 13, 2013 by Lionsgate. To learn more about the comedy, visit the official movie website.
Young has previously collaborated with Perry on the comedy Single Moms Club. The movie written, directed and produced by Perry stars himself alongside Nia Long, Amy Smart, Zulay Henao, Cocoa Brown, Ryan Eggold, William Levy, Terry Crews, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Eddie Cibrian. Single Moms Club is set to be released on May 9, 2014 by Lionsgate. Aaron Zigman has previously scored all of Perry’s features since 2007’s Why Did I Get Married?
Young has also scored the upcoming comedy Gods Behaving Badly. The movie marks the directorial debut of Academy Award-nominated producer Marc Turtletaub (Little Miss Sunshine) and stars Alicia Silverstone, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Christopher Walken, John Turturro, Sharon Stone, Oliver Platt, Edie Falco, Phylicia Rashad, Nelsan Ellis, Gideon Glick, Henry Zebrowski and Rosie Perez. The film follows a young couple who encounter a full panoply of gods living in a New York brownstone. Turtletaub is also producing the Big Beach Films production with Peter Saraf (Away We Go, Sunshine Cleaning). Gods Behaving Badly is set to premiere later this month at the Rome Film Festival. No word yet on a domestic release date.