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James Brown Biopic James Brown Project

Post-Production: Filming completed; editing sound, music and effects as of March 18, 2014.  Have an update? Send it in!

In Movie Theaters:Friday, August 1, 2014   Nationwide   
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. . . James Brown
. . . Susie Brown
. . . Ben Bart
. . . Aunt Honey
. . . Bobby Byrd

Companies: Universal Pictures & 2 more


Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

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Producer Brian Grazer has been trying to make a Brown biopic for more than a decade.

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