Perry plays Madea in Madea’s Witness Protection. Eugene Levy plays George Needleman, the CFO of a corporation that is about to be exposed for money laundering. George is accused of stealing millions from various charities but he knew nothing about the company’s crimes. He agrees to help prosecutors build a case against the executives of the company but has to go into hiding after doing so. George packs up his young second wife, his teenage daughter, his youngest son , and his mother and together they travel to the safe house that Brian, a prosecutor, has chosen for them. However, that safe house is really the home of Brian’s aunt Madea who helps the family get over their personal and legal issues. Co-stars Eugene Levy, Denise Richards, and Romeo Miller.
On Madea’s popularity:
The audience loves it, and I don’t know what the love relationship is, truly. I can’t put my finger on it, other than that this kind of grandmother is missed, but they love it.