‘Get On Up’ to the Movies This Friday!

‘Get On Up’ to the Movies This Friday!

Funk fans unite! The legendary James Brown finally gets the mega-biopic treatment he deserves

by #teamEBONY, July 28, 2014


Get On Up stars actor Chadwick Boseman (of last year's Jackie Robinson biopic, 42) in the iconic role of soul brother number one, James Brown. Directed by Tate Taylor (The Help), the film also stars Viola Davis as his mother, Craig Robinson as sideman Maceo Parker, and Jill Scott as the soulman's wife DeeDee Brown. Run don't walk to your local multiplex theater for a taste of the cinematic funk!

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