James Brown & Bjork Docus Join Tribeca Film Fest Lineup

By | Wednesday March 26, 2014 @ 10:17am PDT

tribecaTwo more music documentaries have joined the lineup for next month’s Tribeca Film Festival, which kicks off with previously announced Nas rap doc Time Is Illmatic. The fest will present special screenings of Alex Gibney’s in-progress Untitled James Read More »

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‘True Blood’s Nelsan Ellis Gets Key Role In James Brown Pic ‘Get On Up’

By | Monday October 21, 2013 @ 3:18pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Nelsan Ellis has been set to play Bobby Byrd, James Brown’s longtime friend and musical collaborator in the Tate Taylor-directed Get On Up for Imagine Entertainment and Universal Pictures. Imagine’s Brian Grazer is producing … Read More »

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Universal To Release James Brown Biopic ‘Get On Up’ In October 2014

By | Thursday August 29, 2013 @ 8:52am PDT

Universal Pictures said today it will release Tate Taylor‘s James Brown movie Get On Up on October 17, 2014. The dating comes after Monday’s news that 42 star Chadwick Boseman has been tapped to play The … 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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