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Watch the trailer for James Brown biopic Get On Up

    Universal Pictures has released the trailer for their James Brown biopic Get On Up. Directed by Tate Taylor (The Help) and produced by The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer (8 Mile, A Beautiful Mind), the film stars 42 actor Chadwick Boseman as the Godfather of Soul.

    Get On Up is a “fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown” as he rises from “a street kid from Augusta, Georgia” to one of the most recognizable figures of the 20th century. Due in theaters August 1st, the movie also stars Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd. The Office’s Craig Robinson also appears as one of Brown’s saxophonists.

    Watch the trailer below (via Indiewire).

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