First Look: Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in ‘Get On Up’ [Video]


On August 1, 2014, we’ll finally get to watch Chadwick Boseman take on the challenging role of James Brown in Get On Up, a biopic about the “Godfather of Soul.” Entertainment Tonight was the first to get an exclusive visit to the Mississippi set where they learned more about the cast, including the 42 actor.

Turns out he’s playing Brown in various time periods and looks to have mastered his many mannerisms, including the showstopping dance sequences.

Get a first look below.


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