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  1. Get On Up: James Brown Biopic Teaser TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | Radio Borders

    ... and showcases some of his most famous songs. And Taylor has been working with some of The Help's cast too, with Viola Davis playing his mother Susie Brown and Octavia Spencer taking on the role of his Aunt Honey who brought him up in a brothel. The ...

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  2. We Feel Good About This James Brown Film TrailerRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Refinery 29

    ... ceiling-scrapping wigs, tracksuits, and capes throughout the film. Keep an eye out for Dan Aykroyd, while Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer reunite in this latest effort to team up with The Help director Tate Taylor. Oh, and prepare to alternate from ...

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  3. Chadwick Boseman is James Brown in First 'Get On Up' TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... life of Brown is a daunting task, and so Boseman has been surrounded by an experienced cast. Octavia Spencer , Viola Davis , Jill Scott, Craig Robinson, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Akroyd, Tika Sumpter, and Lennie James co-star in the story that takes us from ...

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  4. James Brown Biopic Releases First TrailerRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... television series, including CSI: NY and Castle, and recently starred as Jackie Robinson in the 2013 movie 42. Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Dan Aykroyd will also star in the film, with Tate Taylor in the director's seat. Taylor appeared in ...

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  5. Chadwick Boseman brings in the funk with 'Get On Up' as James BrownRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... got together last summer when The Help director Tate Taylor signed on to direct. He also enlisted Help actresses Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer for roles in the film. While Taylor himself was not nominated for an Oscar for The Help , both Davis and ...

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  6. James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' releases first trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | UPI

    ... television series, including CSI: NY and Castle , and recently starred as Jackie Robinson in the 2013 movie 42 . Viola Davis , Octavia Spencer and Dan Aykroyd will also star in the film, with Tate Taylor in the director's seat. Taylor appeared in ...

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  7. Chadwick Boseman is the "Godfather of Soul" in "Get On Up"Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Externals

    ... heavy liftingand the sweatingand the splits in the lead role. He'll be joined by a supporting cast that includes Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.

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  8. Yes, No, Maybe So: "Get On Up"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... day everybody gonna know your name" Okay so that's not as universal an affirmation but... wait. oh. That makes Viola Davis the 'no account fool'? Do over! Not sure I'm okay with this. Time for a Yes No Maybe So Well, it has several "fun" beats and ...

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  9. 'Get On Up' Trailer Gets On UpRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Switched

    ... who last directed "The Help" to a Best Picture nomination, has an all-star cast in line for this one including Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd and, in the role of Brown, Chadwick Boseman. The young actor is building quite a resume of ...

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  10. Chadwick Boseman Has Soul as James Brown in First 'Get on Up' TrailerRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Firstshowing.net

    ... and the first trailer has arrived. It certainly looks lively, until the serious part of the story kicks in with Viola Davis showing up as the singer's estranged mother. This could be great, but we hope it doesn't just graze the surface like 42 . ...

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  11. 'Get On Up' Trailer: How James Brown Became the Godfather of SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | /film

    ... Jackie Robinson, in 42 - as James Brown, tracing his journey from poor street kid to the Godfather of Soul. Viola Davis , Octavia Spencer , Nelsan Ellis , Lennie James , Tika Sumpter , Jill Scott , and Dan Aykroyd also star. Watch the video, and ...

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  12. First Trailer and New Images for James Brown Biopic Get on Up Starring Chadwick BosemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Collider

    ... In between all the funk and celebration is a strong dramatic undercurrent focusing on Brown's mother (played by Viola Davis ), and these kinds of scenes are where Taylor excelled in his debut feature The Help . Boseman did a swell job playing Jackie ...

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  13. Chadwick Boseman as James Brown: First Look at 'Get on Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | /film

    ... over Brown's agency Universal Attractions. The film, which spans much of the singer's life, also features Viola Davis , Octavia Spencer , and Lennie James . Check out the shot below, and get a bit of new info about the movie courtesy of director ...

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  14. Will Taylor's 'Help' and new "Get on Up' share success?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | USA Today

    ... are responsible for the content of their videos and photos. Please report any content that violates the terms. Viola Davis reunites with 'The Help' director Tate Taylor in 'Get on Up,' a new James Brown biopic in which Davis plays James Brown's ...

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  15. TV One Takes Us Back!!! Mary Mary Reveals It AllRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Magic 98.3 Columbus

    ... the TV classic What's Happening. Shonda Rhimes (Grey's Anatomy, Scandal) is creating another show with Actress Viola Davis. Davis, best known for her Oscar-nominated work in the movie The Help and for the film Doubt, will be starring in the new ...

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  16. Read Full ArticleRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Magic 98.3 Columbus

    Shonda Rhimes is creating another show with Actress Viola Davis. Davis, best known for her Oscar-nominated work in the movie The Help and for the film Doubt, will be starring in the new Rhimes' TV drama How To Get Away With Murder.

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  17. GDRHS events celebrate Women's History MonthRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    ... women who are emerging as leaders in front of us. On Wednesday, March 12, the movie "Won't Back Down," starring Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal, will be shown in the Black Box Theatre. On Tuesday, March 18, "Iron Jawed Angels," starring Hilary ...

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  18. Actress Viola Davis to star in Shonda Rhimes' new series for ABCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Actress Viola Davis is joining forces with super-producer Shonda Rhimes for a new legal drama on ABC .

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  19. DoubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Mountain Xpress

    Genre: Drama Directed by: John Patrick Shanley Starring: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis In 2008 John Patrick Shanley hadn't make a movie since his directorial debut with Joe Versus the Volcano .

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  20. And the 2015 Oscars go to . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... " Get on Up ." A James Brown biopic, from "The Help" director Tate Taylor and featuring that movie's stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer. (August) " Big Eyes ." You know Amy Adams is going to eventually win an Oscar for something; maybe it'll be ...

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