Mrs Browns Boys fans were surprised to see Dublin’s beloved character make an appearance in the trailer for a new Hollywood movie starring Tyler Perry.
Brendan O’Carroll portrays Mrs. Brown in the United States in a new film called A Madea Homecoming which is set to hit Netflix in February.
Tyler Perry will reprise his role as Madea in the film, a character he’s played since 1989.
Entertainment Weekly has shared teaser images from the upcoming film, one of which shows Ms. Brown restrained by Madea in the character’s home.
Another shows Mrs Brown and her daughter Cathy (played by Brendan’s wife, Jennifer Gibney) standing in the stands with Madea.
Fans appeared split online with one person writing on Twitter: ‘Man we’re in the middle of a global pandemic we’ve got enough pain in our hearts without having to see Mrs. Brown and Tyler Perry together.’
While another said: “I can’t wait to see this, especially Mammy, the character from Mrs Brown’s Boys make an appearance. It’s going to be a lot of fun.”
Madea’s last screen appearance was in A Madea Family Funeral in 2019.
Tyler told Entertainment Weekly, “I was watching the state of the world and how polarized it is…nobody’s laughing.
“Nobody gets the chance to belly laugh anymore. And I’m like, ‘What tool do I have in my arsenal that can elicit that kind of laughter?'”
Speaking about the film’s LGBTQ+ focus, the actor added, “How long does it take to figure something out?
“I just think if everything is accepted in love, then you have a chance to see the person for who they are rather than what you think they are.”
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