I CAN Do Bad All By Myself is another of Tyler Perry’s idiosyncratic offerings.
The rom-com was a hit when itwas first released in 2009 – not least due to its star-studded cast. Here’s who stars in the movie…
Who’s in the cast of I Can Do Bad All By Myself?
Taraji P. Henson as April
Taraji P. Henson is a prolific American actress.
Henson received an Academy Award for her role in David Fincher’s The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button.
She also starred in the critically acclaimed film Hidden Figures and has played Cookie Lyon in Fox TV series Empire.
You may have also seen Henson in comedy movie Date Night, as well as the remake of The Karate Kid.
Adam Rodriguez as Sandino
You may recognise Adam Rodriguez as Eric Delko on CSI: Miami.
The actor also played Luke Alvez in Criminal Minds and had a role in season 4 of Ugly Betty.
Rodriguez starred as Dr. Chavez in the second season of Jane The Virgin.
Brian White as Randy
Brian White is an American actor known for his roles in The Family Stone, The Game Plan and 12 Rounds.
On the small screen, White was a regular cast member in Men Of A Certain Age, Beauty And The Beast and Ambitions.
He also starred in TV series Scandal.
Mary J. Blige as Tanya
Mary J. Blige is a world-famous American singer-songwriter and actress.
As well as releasing 13 studio albums, Blige has starred in films such as Prison Song, Rock Of Ages, Betty And Coretta and Black Nativity.
She was Oscar nominated for her role in Mudbound and stars in Power Book II: Ghost.
Gladys Knight as Wilma
Gladys Maria Knight is an American singer and actress.
She is the voice behind the theme song for the 1989 James Bond film Licence to Kill.
Knight was nominated for a Golden Globe for her lead in the film Pipe Dreams and acted opposite Harrison Ford in Hollywood Homicide.
Marvin L. Winans as Pastor Brian
Marvin Lawrence Winans is an American pastor and gospel singer.
He has worked closely with director Tyler Perry, and has a recurring role on his hit show Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.
Hope Olaidé Wilson as Jennifer
Hope Olaidé Wilson is a British actress.
She is best known for playing Bertrise in the TV series The Last Ship.
The actress has also appeared in Criminal Minds, CSI: NY and Glee.
Freddy Siglar as Byron
Siglar is a young actor.
I Can Do Bad All By Myself was his first movie role.
Since appearing in the 2009 movie, he has gone on to feature in Brother White and Bucket and Skinner’s Epic Adventures.
Kwesi Boakye as Manny
Kwesi Boakye is an American actor and voice actor.
Boakye lends his voice to Gossamer on The Looney Tunes Show and The Passenger in Bravest Warriors.
He appeared in crime series Murder In The First and sci-fi drama Colony.
Tyler Perry as Madea and Joe
Tyler Perry is a world-famous American actor, director and producer.
I Can Do Bad All By Myself was directed, produced, and written by Perry.
It was originally a stage play that he adapted for film.
What is I Can Do Bad All By Myself about?
When Madea (Tyler Perry) catches a sixteen-year-old girl named Jennifer and her two younger brothers robbing her home, she takes justice into her own hands.
Instead of handing the kids into the police, she makes a deal that they will pay her back for pardoning them by cleaning her house.
But things are more complicated than that. Their guardian is April (Taraji P. Henson), an alcoholic singer and the kids are struggling to find direction in their lives.
Rescued by a benevolent pastor, the kids (and April) must decide if they want to accept the church’s help.
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