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  1. Weekend movie roundup: Raw determination and dedication to one's craftRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... fires at full 5-star capacity. Packing major firepower from director Tate Taylor ("The Help"), titan producer Brian Grazer (holy moly, just look'im up), and risen star Chadwick Boseman, it delivers everything one could ask for with regard to ...

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  2. Octavia Spencer plays James Brown's aunt in 'Get On Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | UPI

    ... middle. So, I was really intrigued by that and the fact that you have this icon in Mick Jagger, this icon in Brian Grazer, and the genius of Tate Taylor that I really had to muscle my way in there," the Oscar-winning actress said of why she signed ...

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  3. Boseman: Bio-pic doubleheaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    ... "Chad's point of view was, 'Nobody should do this. It's just not even possible.'" Get on Up, produced by Brian Grazer, had gone through other iterations. At one time, Spike Lee was to direct. Later, Mick Jagger, who frequently crossed paths with ...

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  4. Review: Boseman drips with charisma as James BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunherald.com

    ASSOCIATED PRESS/UNIVERSAL PICTURESThis image released by Universal Pictures shows producers Mick Jagger, left, and Brian Grazer on the set of "Get On Up."

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  5. 12 Funky Facts You Need To Know About James Brown's Biopic Get On UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cinema Blend News

    ... through the music world, changing both the art and commerce of the modern rock star. But for years, producer Brian Grazer slaved over making a new film that brings Brown back to the masses after his 2006 death. For the longest time, it seemed ...

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  6. Chadwick Boseman channels James Brown in 'Get On Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | UPI

    ... they know. But I don't think there was any easy part." Directed by Tate Taylor and produced by Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer , the film co-stars Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis and Allison Janney . The three actresses also appeared in Taylor's 2011 Best ...

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  7. Mick Jagger Struggled To Make James Brown BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ContactMusic.com

    ... ere were disputes." The Rolling Stones frontman is producing the movie in partnership with Academy Award winner Brian Grazer, and Brown will be played in the film by 42 star Chadwick Boseman.

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  8. James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Revels In Drama And Dance MovesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... stardom. Behind the glitzy costumes, pompadours and showman's bravura, the film, produced by Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer, shows Brown as an industrious teen scrounging a living, a troubled, perfectionist musician, an egotistical performer and a ...

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  9. Sharpton: Brown biopic 'Get On Up' puts his pain on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | New York Daily News

    ... first started talking with him about the movie. James wanted me there because we were so close. The producer, Brian Grazer, promised us the film would be fair but he said that it would not be a puff job. I had a lot of apprehension about how the ...

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  10. 'Get On Up' review: James Brown bio hits a flat noteRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Taylor got the gig based on the success of "The Help," a hit which qualified him in the eyes of producers Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger (and simultaneously disqualified him in the eyes of many Brown fans). What could a white man know about this ...

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  11. James Brown Movie Opens This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Midwest Georgia's Magic 98.1

    ... a dozen years in the making. Mick Jagger, who is one of the film's producer, tells Billboard that his colleague Brian Grazer first signed a deal with James Brown in 2002 -- four years before the R&B legend's death. Jagger's connections with Brown go ...

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  12. Chadwick Boseman a reluctant Godfather of Soul in 'Get on Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | SFGate

    ... "Chad's point of view was, 'Nobody should do this. It's just not even possible.' " "Get on Up," produced by Brian Grazer, had gone through other iterations. At one time, Spike Lee was to direct. Later, Mick Jagger, who frequently crossed paths with ...

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  13. Jagger's 'sparkling birthday brunch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Music-News.com

    ... dumplings, Wagyu beef, prawn toast and barbecued lamb. Mick is currently promoting a new film he produced with Brian Grazer through his company Jagged Films, a biopic on the life of James Brown called Get on Up. The rock legend was heavily involved ...

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  14. A Double-Header of Biopics for Chadwick BosemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | ABC News

    ... "Chad's point of view was, 'Nobody should do this. It's just not even possible.'" "Get on Up," produced by Brian Grazer, had gone through other iterations. At one time, Spike Lee was to direct. Later, Mick Jagger, who frequently crossed paths with ...

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  15. The music is the magic behind the beat of 'Get on Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The State

    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.

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  16. James Brown was 'annoyed' when Stones closed show instead of him, says Mick JaggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | UPI

    ... is chronicled in the new big-screen James Brown bio-picture Get On Up , which Jagger produced, alongside Brian Grazer . "My recall of it is about 50 years ago. My recall of it is not perfect. You'll forgive me," Jagger laughed when asked at a New ...

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  17. Chadwick Boseman Makes His Entrance At The 'Get On Up' NY Premiere - Part 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Jill Scott, Nelsan Ellis, Craig Robinson and Josh Hopkins also made appearances, as did Oscar winning producer Brian Grazer with his partner SBE Executive Veronica Smiley, baseball star Jackie Robinson's widow Rachel Robinson with her granddaughter ...

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  18. 'Get On Up' Star Tika Sumpter Looking Glamorous At The NY Premiere - Part 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | ContactMusic.com

    The cast and crew were spotted among the many arrivals on the red carpet at the New York premiere for James Brown biopic 'Get On Up'; among them included stars Tika Sumpter and Brandon Mychal Smith, co-screenwriter John-Henry Butterworth, co-producers Erica Huggins and Brian Grazer and director Tate Taylor.

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  19. How producers Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer brought James Brown to the screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Wall Street Journal

    ... the Apollo, speaking in the historic space where "Get On Up: The James Brown Story", which he co-produced with Brian Grazer, would have its premiere in a couple of days. It hits theaters Aug. 1. A scene early in the film recreates Brown's ...

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  20. 22 Top Network Execs Reveal the Show They Really Want, Agent Pet Peeves and Most Memorable PitchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... time is undeniable. NEVINS: Ron Howard for his love of storytelling and ability to constantly reinvent himself. Brian Grazer for his ability to follow his curiosity. And Norman Lear for his feel for the zeitgeist and ability to challenge accepted ...

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