Tyler Perry
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Tyler Perry
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Kim Kardashian and Jurnee Smollett have been cast in Tyler Perry's movie version of his play, The Marriage Counselor, according to a report on Deadline.com.

The piece centers on Judith, an Ivy League-educated marriage counselor who, cannot address issues with her own marriage.

Jurnee Smollett will play Judith, while actress and reality television star Kim Kardashian will play her friend and co-worker, Ava.

Perry was most recently seen on stage in his play, Madea's Big Happy Family, which like others in the "Madea" series, includig Mi>Madea's Family Reunion and Madea Goes To Jail, became films. His other films include For Colored Girls, Meet the Browns, and Why Did I Get Married Too?.