July 31, 2014
Studio: Universal Pictures
Director: Tate Taylor
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content, drug use, some strong language and violent situations)
Screenwriters: Jez Butterworth, Tate Taylor, Steve Baigelman, John Butterworth
Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Jill Scott, Lennie James, Nelsan Ellis, Octavia Spencer, Chadwick Boseman
Copyright Holder: N/A
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.