Jill Scott to Play James Brown’s Wife in Biopic
Don’t you just love a good biopic? Reports from The Hollywood Reporter state that, Jill Scott will star opposite Chadwick Boseman in the new James Brown biopic Get On Up. Scott will portray Brown’s wife—we’re unclear which one, Brown had three. The film will follow the singer’s rise to fame, drug addictions and arrests during his life. The film which is set to be release October of 2014, already has a stellar cast including, Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis and Dan Akroyd.
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Vixens, will you be watching?!