BET brings you your favorite films with “Star Cinema.” Celebrating African-American achievement in film, “Star Cinema” showcases popular Black films for your enjoyment. Tune in for the biggest names in Black entertainment and get your dose of comedy, drama and action-packed thrills. Sit back, relax and don’t forget the popcorn!
Tyler Perry took his plays across the country through what was known as the "chitlin circuit" or the urban theater network, where many African-American performers got their starts. (Photo: Scott Gries/Getty Images)