Lionsgate has acquired distribution rights to Tyler Perry's drama Single Moms Club. The filmmaker will write, produce, direct and star in the drama.

The story follows four single mothers, who meet after an incident at their childrens' school. They come together to form a support group to overcome all of their personal problems. Ozzie Areu and Matt Moore will producing alongside the director.

Tyler Perry will be seen next in Rob Cohen's crime thriller Alex Cross.

Production will begin in Atlanta next month.