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4 hrs ago | Deadline
Online video site Pluto.TV will launch a James Brown-focused channel, streaming for free his classic 1960s-era live performances and timed with the Friday debut of " Get On Up ," a biopic about the "Godfather of Soul," starring Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis and directed by Tate Taylor .
8 hrs ago | SFGate
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Get On Up."
13 hrs ago | VH1
The long-awaited James Brown biopic Get On Up explores the late Godfather of Soul's legacy that continues to influence hip-hop, R&B, funk, and nearly every other musical genre to this day.
14 hrs ago | Reuters
At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get On Up."
15 hrs ago | Spokane 7
Following Scarlett Johansson 's transition into the Internet - setting her up for, hmmm, her role in "Her" ? - sci-fi of sort continues as a theme this week in the nation's theaters.
18 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com
Let's forget the controversy for a minute. In Django Unchained , Quentin Tarantino has managed to assemble another top draw soundtrack; established names like Ennio Morricone are including, as past and present soul and R&B stars like James Brown and Rick Ross, right up to modern contemporaries like John Legend - even Tupac makes an appearance.
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Director Tate Taylor's "Get on Up," a biopic of the late soul singer James Brown, features a powerful cast of actors recreating Brown's life, from his humble beginnings to his huge, worldwide success.
Growing up in Detroit, Dunlap says he was a major James Brown fan, with mad love for the drummers in the godfather of soul's band.
The one and only James Brown- proclaimed "Godfather of Soul" who forever changed the landscape of rhythm, blues, funk and dance around the world-was a composite of influences, mostly negative, as the story's told in GET ON UP, the new film chronicling his life, directed by Tate Taylor .
Get On Up Chadwick Boseman, having played baseball legend Jackie Robinson in 42 , tries on a different kind of legend: the Godfather of Soul.
Big stars, and big crowds in Madison today for the premiere of the James Brown biopic -- shot entirely in Mississippi.
Mick Jagger, producer of biopic 'Get On Up,' copped plenty of dance moves from James Brown, and the similarities don't end there.
It took producer Brian Grazer more than a dozen years – and an assist from Mick Jagger – to finally get on the good foot and make a biopic out of the turbulent, triumphant life of the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, music legend James Brown.
Fred Daviss poses in his home in Perry in 2006 with a picture of James Brown and himself meeting the pope.
Mick Jagger celebrated his 71st birthday on July 26, enjoying a breather from The Stones' hugely successful 14 On Fire Tour and from promoting his James Brown biopic "Get on Up."
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 09:52 pm
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