Kim Kardashian Lands Role in Tyler Perry’s 'Marriage Counselor'
Kim Kardashian will move to the big screen for a role in Tyler Perry’s upcoming film, The Marriage Counselor, Lionsgate confirmed.
The upcoming comedy-drama will be Perry’s 13th collaboration with the studio.
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The Marriage Counselor is adapted from Perry's 10th play, which began touring in 2008. The story centers around a married couple – an accountant and an Ivy League-educated marriage counselor – whose relationship begins to fall apart after his displaced parents move in.
The marriage counselor, Judith, stops practicing what she preaches when she rekindles a relationship with an old college flame.
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Kardashian, repped by WME, will play Judith’s co-worker in the film. As previously reported by The Hollywood Reporter, production on Perry’s film will begin in late October.
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This role will be one of the biggest for Kardashian, who is most well-known for her reality show, Keeping Up with Kardashians.
Her past feature film roles include Deep in the Valley and Disaster Movie.
In March, Lionsgate re-upped its first-look deal with Perry, which has been extremely lucrative for both since it began in 2005.