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Get on Up (1-Aug-2014)

Director: Tate Taylor

Writers: Steven Baigelman; Jez Butterworth; John-Henry Butterworth

Keywords: Drama, Rock and Roll, Biography

Biopic examines the life and career of legendary musician James Brown.

ABSTRACT
Fresh off of his acclaimed turn as Jackie Robinson in 42, Chadwick Boseman returns to the silver screen with another biographical feature in Get on Up, starring as legendary soul singer James Brown. Viewers are treated to a dramatized account of Brown's life and career, following his rise from extreme poverty in his youth to stardom and, finally, "Godfather of Soul" with an enduring legacy.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dan Aykroyd
Actor
1-Jul-1952   Saturday Night Live, Dr. Detroit
Jason Davis
Actor
1982   Prison Break
Viola Davis
Actor
11-Aug-1965   Nurse Peeler on City of Angels
Aunjanue Ellis
Actor
21-Feb-1969   Madeleine Hightower on The Mentalist
Nelsan Ellis
Actor
30-Nov-1977   Lafayette Reynolds on True Blood
John Benjamin Hickey
Actor
25-Jun-1963   Philip Stoddard on It's All Relative
Josh Hopkins
Actor
12-Sep-1970   Grayson Ellis on Cougar Town
Allison Janney
Actor
19-Nov-1959   C. J. Cregg on The West Wing
Jill Scott
Singer
4-Apr-1972   R&B "Neo Soul" singer
Octavia Spencer
Actor
25-May-1972   The Help

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