Hot Trailer: ‘Get On Up’

By | Thursday March 13, 2014 @ 4:31pm PDT

“One day,” young James Brown’s aunt tells him, “everybody gonna know your name.” And so it was. Universal has dropped the first trailer for its biopic on the Godfather of Soul. Chadwick Boseman segues from playing Jackie Robinson in 42 to channeling another American legend in Get Read More »

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Chadwick Boseman Set For Summit’s ‘Gods Of Egypt’

By | Thursday January 30, 2014 @ 1:04pm PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Chadwick Boseman has locked a spot in Alex Proyas’ period epic Gods Of Egypt, "42" - Los Angeles Premierewhich Summit Entertainment will release on February 12, 2016. He joins Gerard Butler, Geoffrey Rush, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, and Courtney Eaton in … Read More »

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Universal Sets ‘42’ Star Chadwick Boseman To Play James Brown

By | Monday August 26, 2013 @ 5:42pm PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Universal Pictures has found its James Brown. They’ve set Chadwick Boseman, who just played iconic  Brooklyn Dodgers second baseman Jackie Robinson in 42. The Help‘s Tate Taylor is directing the film. Imagine Entertainment‘s Brian Read More »

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Chadwick Boseman Tapped For ‘Draft Day’

By | Friday April 19, 2013 @ 11:40am PDT

It would be a cameo-sized role for the 42 star. Chadwick Boseman will play Louisiana outside linebacker Vontae Mack in the Ivan Reitman-directed Draft Day, which has set Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis … Read More »

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Indie Vendetta Pic With Parallels To Christopher Dorner Saga Gets Release Date

By | Thursday February 14, 2013 @ 2:10pm PST

Kill Hole Chadwick BosemanEXCLUSIVE: The Kill Hole, starring Sons Of Anarchy‘s Tory Kittles as an ex-Marine with a vendetta and 42‘s Chadwick Boseman as the Iraq veteran tasked with bringing him down, will open theatrically in New York on March 15 via RBC Films. A DVD release will follow April 9. The indie action-thriller from first-time director Mischa Webley aims to take advantage of Boseman’s mainstream debut as Jackie Robinson opposite Harrison Ford in 42, which Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures are releasing April 12. But the pic’s PR push seems to also capitalize on the pic’s apparent parallels to ex-LAPD cop Christopher Dorner, whose vendetta against the LA Police Department led to the murders of four people, a manhunt, and culminated this week in a nationally televised gunfight standoff in the Southern California mountains.
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