'Boo 2! A Madea Halloween' Gets an Official Poster

Lionsgate has released a new official poster for Boo 2! A Madea Halloween, and you can check it out below.

The film is a sequel to last years Boo! A Madea Halloween, which was incredibly successful for Tyler Perry, the writer, director and star, as well as the creator of the Madea character.

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In addition to Perry, the film will also star Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Chandra Currelley, David Arvesen, Diamond White and Yousef Erakat.

The synopsis of the film is as follows:

"Madea, Aunt Bam, Vivian and Hattie Mae venture to a haunted campground and the group must literally run for their lives when monsters, goblins, and the bogeyman are unleashed. Meanwhile, Joe and a new character (Also played by Tyler Perry) are getting high while experiencing some turbulence in the campground's abandon building."

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As Black Film reports, the first Boo! was the first time that Perry had directed a feature in two years, but he came back incredibly strong as Boo! topped the box office opening weekend, beating the Tom Cruise film Jack Reacher: Never Go Back $28.5M to 22.9M.

The film's production cost was reportedly around $20M and it grossed an estimated $75M globally, which made it the second biggest directorial effort for Perry after Tyler Perry's Madea Goes To Jail in 2009.

Interestingly, the idea for Boo! came from a joke in the Chris Rock film Top Five, which saw the comedian satirize the idea of a Tyler Perry horror film.

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Boo 2! A Madea Halloween will premiere in theaters on October 20th of this year.