Lionsgate has bought the rights to Tyler Perry's next two movies, Why Did I Get Married? and A Jazz Man's Blues.

Married is an adaptation of Perry's play revolving around the joys and trials of matrimony. The movie is expected to begin production in January, just before Perry's third film, Daddy's Little Girl which opens February 14th.

The Hollywood Reporter adds Blues tells the story of a young black jazz singer who after leaving his rural town in search of fame is drawn back home to save a woman he had an affair with years ago.

Production on A Jazz Man's Blues will begin in the summer in Atlanta; the premiere of Daddy's Little Girl will be at the his own studio February 3rd.