Tyler Perry Gets 'Double Cross'

Posted 5:40 PM October 18th, 2012 by Binh Ngo
Alex Cross

QED International is betting Alex Cross, the thriller that's coming to theaters this Friday, is going to be a success because the production company is making a deal with author James Patterson to turn his novel Double Cross into the sequel, according to Deadline.

In Double Cross, another serial killer is on the loose and it's up to Cross and his new partners to put a stop to the killing spree. Lurking in the background is an old nemesis who will make life difficult for our protagonist.

The Cross character was previously played by Morgan Freeman in Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls. Tyler Perry is playing the character in the new movie.

Made for $23 million, there's a very good possibility that Alex Cross will out perform its budget at the box office, so the sequel is as good as made unless there's some falling out among the filmmakers. The poor reviews (13% at Rotten Tomatoes) will dampen its earning potential though.

Binh Ngo's Latest Blog Entries:

The eight Harry Potter movies have collectively grossed more than $7 billion worldwide, and that kind of coin is not so easily replaced. So, what will Warner...
Warner Bros. has landed the rights to Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern series, according to Deadline. With 22 books, there's lots of material for the...
Legendary has revealed over the weekend at Comic-Con that the studio is working on a King Kong movie titled Skull Island, which is the home to the giant...
Many years in the making, Mad Max: Fury Road sure took the scenic route on its way to the big screen, but it will be worth the wait if the movie is as good as...
This teaser for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 made its debut at Comic-Con over the weekend, but those who couldn't attend can check it out below. In...

More Double Cross News

Comments