Director Tyler Perry will be honoured at an upcoming Las Vegas film convention for "singlehandedly" changing the face of Hollywood.
The Madea Goes to Jail moviemaker will be handed CinemaCon's first ever Visionary Award at their Big Screen Achievement Awards on 31 March (11).
CinemaCon's managing director, Mitch Neuhauser, tells trade publication Daily Variety, "Tyler Perry has singlehandedly changed the landscape of stage, screen and television with bravado, confidence and tremendous commercial and critical success."
CinemaCon 2011 kicks off at Caesars Palace on 28 March (11).