Friday, August 1, 2014 (Nationwide)
sexual content, drug use, some strong language and violent situations PARENTS STRONGLY CAUTIONED
Plot: What's the story about?
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.
official plot version from universalpictures.com
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Who stars in Get On Up: Cast List
Chadwick Boseman ... James Brown
"Avengers: Endgame" , "42"
Viola Davis ... Susie Brown
"The Suicide Squad" , "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her"
Dan Aykroyd ... Ben Bart
"Ghostbusters: Afterlife" , "The Campaign"
Octavia Spencer ... Aunt Honey
"Thunder Force" , "The Witches"
Nelsan Ellis ... Bobby Byrd
"Lee Daniels' The Butler"
"Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too" , "Made in America"
"The Vigil" , "Shiva Baby"
Tika Sumpter ... Yvonne Fair
"Tyler Perry's Acrimony" , "Sonic the Hedgehog"
Keith Robinson ... Baby Roy
"Fat Albert" , "All Eyez On Me"
Lennie James ... Joseph 'Joe' James
"Lookout" , "Blade Runner 2049"
Craig Robinson ... Maceo Parker
"Dolittle" , "Songbird"
Who's making Get On Up: Crew List
Production: What we know about Get On Up?
- Producer Brian Grazer has been trying to make a Brown biopic for more than a decade.
- July 2014: The film was in Completed status.
- March 2014: The film was in Post-Production status.
- November 2013: The film was in Production status.
- October 2012: The film was in Development status.
- December 1969: The film was in Development status.
Tate Taylor, who adapted and made his helming debut on The Help, is in negotiations to direct the film. They will now look for distribution, and to find an actor who can play Brown.
Get On Up Release Date: When was the film released?
When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?Tuesday, January 6, 2015
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