Kim Kardashian to Star in Tyler Perry Movie

Entertainment Oct. 22, 2011 AT 12:59PM
Kim Kardashian to Star in Tyler Perry Movie Credit: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images

From reality TV to the big screen!

Kim Kardashian has been cast in Tyler Perry's upcoming film, The Marriage Counselor, Deadline.com reports.

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The flick, which starts filming next week in Atlanta, is adapted from Perry's play by the same name and depicts a newlywed marriage counselor, Judith (played by actress Jurnee Smollett), who's great at her job but struggles in her own marriage.

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The 31-year-old Keeping Up with the Kardashians star will play the role of Ava, Judith's co-worker, who helps her friend gain new confidence with a big city makeover among other things.

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Although this is Kardashian's second big-screen gig, (she was also in Disaster Movie and Deep in the Valley), The Marriage Counselor is probably the most fitting, since she's a newlywed herself. (She tied the knot with NBA star Kris Humphries August 20).

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