.@TylerPerry makes history with new Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta #dablock

The two filmmakers haven’t always been cordial. In fact, Spike has dubbed Perry’s cash cowMadeafranchise “coonery and buffoonery.” 

The soundstages at the new Tyler Perry Studios are named after African-American icons who have made a mark in Hollywood. Those names also include Oprah Winfrey,Whoopi Goldberg,Denzel Washington,Diahann Carroll,Will Smith,Halle Berry,Della Reese,John Singleton and Sidney Poitier