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The long awaited biopic, “Get On Up” is set to be released this summer.  After starring as Jackie Robinson in “42”, Chadwick Boseman gets to flex his acting muscle portraying another iconic figure in American history, The Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Also starring in the film is a list of notable actors, Jill Scott, Tika Sumpter (The Have And Have Nots), Dan Akroyd (Blues Brothers), Keith Robinson (Dreamgirls), Craig Robinson ( Hot Tub Time Machine), Nelsan Ellis (True Blood), Viola  Davis and Octavia Spencer (The Help). The movie is also directed by Tate Taylor of The Help. James Brown himself had a hand in the making of this film prior to his death in 2006.  Read more on Indiewire.

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