Tyler Perry on Why He Joined ‘Ninja Turtles 2’, and What the Oscars Should Do About Its Lack of Diversity
Posted on Sunday, January 17th, 2016 by Fred Topel
Tyler Perry was on a panel for the Television Critics Association promoting the upcoming live broadcast of The Passion on Fox. After the panel he stayed to speak with reporters more and we asked about his role in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. He is playing Baxter Stockman but said he would not transform into a fly via visual effects, as the comic book character is portrayed.
“Actually just a crazy wig and glasses so that’s pretty exciting,” Perry said. “That was super fun and the movie is super fun.”
After the jump, Perry explains why he signed on for TMNT and weighs in on the Oscars’ lack of diversity. Read More »