First look images of Tyler Perry in ‘I, Alex Cross’

Tyler Perry in 'I, Alex Cross'

Tyler Perry is seen in the first official stills from the upcoming crime thriller “I, Alex Cross.” Based on the James Patterson novel series, Perry plays the title role of Alex Cross, a detective who searches for the person who murdered his wife. The role was originally played by veteran actor Morgan Freeman in the Patterson adaptations “Kiss the Girls” and “Along Came a Spider.” The film also star Giancarlo Esposito and screen legend Cicely Tyson.

Perry’s non-drag movie credits include “Good Deeds,” “Star Trek,” and the “Why Did I Get Married” film series.

Tyler Perry in 'I, Alex Cross'

“I, Alex Cross” hits theaters on October 26.

(Photo credit: Summit Entertainment via Film Stage)

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