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Madea is back

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Tyler Perry's saucy grandma, Madea, is back in a new movie.  "Madea's Witness Protection" opens in U.S. theaters June 29.

The movie takes aim at infamous Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff.  Madoff stole billions of dollars in the largest Ponzi Scheme in history, pleaded guilty to fraud charges and is serving 150 years in prison.

Eugene Levy portrays a Wall Street CFO who gets mixed up in a Ponzi Scheme and ends up with death threats from the Mob.  A U.S. Attorney then sends the man's family to live with his Aunt Madea.  Director/Producer Tyler Perry plays both Madea and the federal prosecutor.

The film is rated PG-13.