In the new James Brown movie, Get On Up, James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history is documented first hand.
Featuring a star studded cast that includes Chad Boseman (42 – The Jackie Robinson Story) as James Brown, Craig Robinson as Maceo Parker, Dan Akroyd as Ben Bart, Ralph Tresvant as Sam Cook and Jill Scott this movie is sure to entertain come August 1st this Summer.
In addition to a big name cast, the movie is directed by Tate Taylor, the four-time Academy Award nominated director of the The Help. The movie is also being co-produced by Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind, 8 Mile) as well as Mick Jagger and Victoria Pearman.
Check out the second trailer below: