Lionsgate has secured release dates for the next two Tyler Perry films, announcing today that Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club will open May 9, 2014 and an untitled Madea’s Christmas film will open December 13, 2013. Both films will be written and directed by Perry via his Tyler Perry Studios. Moms Club is a dramatic comedy about a group of single mothers from different walks of life who are brought together by an incident at their children’s school. They create a support group that helps them find comedy in the obstacles of life, as well as their inner strength to overcome their personal challenges.

Universal has set a January 17, 2014 release date for Ride Along, a comedy that stars Kevin Hart and Ice Cube and comes from Think Like A Man director Tim Story. When a tough undercover officer’s (Cube) future brother-in-law (Hart) joins him on an overnight shift, the wisecracking trainee gets embroiled in the seasoned cop’s latest case.  In order to prove that he is worthy of his future bride, he must survive the most insane night of his life. John Leguizamo, Tika Sumpter, Bryan Callen and Jay Pharoah co-star.

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