Posted by | Ray Cornelius

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The trademark wig, dress, glasses, and padded bra have found a new home. Comedian Orlando Jones is set to star as Madea, while Tyler Perry focuses on other future projects.

Tyler respects the talent enthralled in Orlando and believes he will fill the big woman’s shoes just fine, BET reports.

“The character has been such a gift and it was my hope and intention to play this role again in the upcoming film. But due to my commitments to the exciting new venture I am launching with OWN and Discovery Communications, I must now put all my energy into our new slate of shows that will launch on the network later this year,” Tyler said.

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