Cast & Credits:
Release Date: August 1, 2014
Studio: Universal Pictures
Director: Tate Taylor
Screenwriter: Steve Baigelman, Jez Butterworth, John Butterworth, Tate Taylor
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Jill Scott, Dan Aykroyd
Genre: Drama, Musical
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content, drug use, some strong language and violent situations)
Official Website: http://GetonUpmovie.com
In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award-nominated blockbuster "The Help," Tate Taylor directs "42's" Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in "Get on Up." Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.
Did You Know?
James Joseph Brown was born on May 3, 1933 and passed away on December 25, 2006 and was considered the Godfather of Soul.