"Too much is going on in the country," the movie mogul said about why he is bringing his fiery matriarch character back.
"The View" co-host is also set to produce the sequel, alongside Tyler Perry.
"For the last four and a half years or so, we have been dragged through the wringer, and it is completely exhausting," the man behind Madea said.
The entertainment mogul, who received the Governors Award, said it took years before he was able to "recognize the value" of her gift.
The movie mogul and his partner, Gelila Bekele, have a son named Aman.
The movie mogul and Atlanta resident stepped in to help the family of the 27-year-old Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer.
“Oprah didn’t hook that up. Harry and Meghan know people,” the “CBS This Morning” co-host said of the couple's new home in Los Angeles.
The actor, writer and director purchased goods for elderly shoppers at 44 Kroger stores in Atlanta and 29 Winn-Dixie stores in Louisiana.
The mogul is opening the doors that the industry has tried to keep shut for Black Hollywood, but that doesn't absolve his work from critique.
The movie mogul's independently owned studio in Atlanta opened last month to wide praise.