Tyler Perry & Edward Burns in "Alex Cross" from Summit Ent.
Madea Kicks Butt
3. In order to go toe-to-toe with Picasso, Perry also had to get in shape. To prepare for his first real action flick (aside from a small part in J.J. Abrams's "Star Trek"), Perry went through extensive training in Krav Maga, the fighting style developed by the Israeli army and utilized by law enforcement agencies around the globe. "Listen, it is the most intense, most amazing workout I've ever experienced in my life, and I kept it up after the movie because when it's all done, it's so relaxing, and being able to know how to defend yourself, that was really cool. I fell in love with it, and it also helps me keep my weight down. So it's really intense, and I can kick some ass, man!" Said Perry.