Jun 20, 2021 Entertainment

Tyler Perry Announces Entertainment District Near Production Studio

tyler perry and bishop TD Jake There are some big plans for the film director and showrunner’s studio facility over the next few years.

According to time limit, the two have acquired more than 130 acres of land adjacent to Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, and are looking to add a new entertainment district to one of the largest film production sites in the United States. The new district will include retail stores, restaurants and a local movie theater that will be accessible to tourists and visitors.

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Perry purchased 37 acres near the actual studio site, up from the 330 acres already owned by the director, notes the report. Meanwhile, religious leader, writer and filmmaker Jakes is buying 94 acres of land through his TD Jakes Real Estate Ventures. The two recently received approval to purchase land from the Fort Mack LRA Board, an organization that oversees a 145-acre military base that was once home to Confederate soldiers who failed in their plot to enslave Blacks.

“Today is a great day. I am grateful for this opportunity to see Tyler Perry Studio expand its footprint in Atlanta and create more opportunities for the people of Southwest Atlanta with restaurants, entertainment venues and other business opportunities. gives for,” Perry said in a statement, time limit. “I look forward to collaborating with my friend TD Jake on his separate but impending project and I would also like to thank the Governor [Brian] Kemp and Meyer [Keisha Lance] Thank you for your continued efforts to make Atlanta a better place.”

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The expansion hopes to attract new employees as well as customers to the area for a project. Reportedly, Bottoms said, the move “marks another monumental chapter in the history of Fort Mack.” “Thank you to Tyler Perry and Bishop TD Jake for their vision and investment in the Southwest Atlanta community. The positive impact will be felt for generations to come.”