Tyler Perry Writes Movie For Jennifer Hudson: ‘It’d be Really Cathartic For Her’

Jennifer Hudson‘s resilience and strength through her family murder tragedy has inspired art–at least in the form of an upcoming Tyler Perry movie.

“I just wrote a movie for her that I’m really excited about,” the 39-year-old media mogul told People magazine at the premiere of Madea Goes to Jail. “I’m hoping she’ll be able to do it.”

“Looking and talking to [Jennifer], there’s sadness in her eyes, but my thoughts and prayers are always with her,” Perry added. “That’s one of the reasons why I want her to do this role, because I think it’d be really cathartic for her to take it on and work through some things.”

Of the prospective project, Perry says, “[Jennifer] says that she’s been wanting to work with me for a a very long time and I definitely want to work with her. We just have to find the right time.”

From Pineapple to Lipstick: Rosie Perez is Getting Bitchy

We’re sure James Franco and Seth Rogen will end Batman’s reign at the box office this weekend with Pineapple Express. But when Blindie watched the stoner flick, it was Rosie Perez’s role that caught us by surprise.

The Latina actress, who is best known for her roles in Do The Right Thing and White Men Can’t Jump, played against type in the comedy blockbuster as a crooked cop. Perez particularly shined in the final scenes, which found her in a fist fight with the yummy James Franco.

In other Rosie news: She’s heading to the small screen on NBC’s surprisingly well-written girlfriend drama, Lipstick Jungle, alongside Brooke Shields, Lindsay Price and Kim Raver.

“I play a publicist, a mean bitchy publicist,” she told Entertainment Weekly. “Everyone seems to be picking me to play mean people right now. What the hell? I am a really nice person in my everyday life I swear.”