New trailer for James Brown biopic online

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:11 PM
Last updated Monday, July 21, 2014 11:44 PM
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An extended trailer being shown in movie theaters has been posted online for the James Brown bio movie Get On Up, being released Aug. 1.

Get On Up was filmed in Natchez and Jackson, Miss.

Chadwick Boseman, a native of Anderson, S.C., who portrayed baseball player Jackie Robinson in the movie 42, stars as Brown. Directed by Tate Taylor, who previously directed The Help, the Brown biopic features the earlier movie’s stars Viola Davis as Brown’s mother, Susie Brown, and Octavia Spencer as “Aunt Honey.”

Brown’s second wife, Deidre “Dee Dee” Jenkins Brown, is being portrayed by actress Jill Scott. Keith Robinson, who graduated from Columbia County’s Lakeside High School, is cast as Baby Roy, one of the members of Brown’s backup group, The Famous Flames.

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Jake
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Jake 06/10/14 - 04:14 pm
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I never thought....

....that filming a movie about James Brown would be possible because of his moves. But after viewing the trailer it looks like it has been done, and very well. Can't wait to see this one

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southern2 06/10/14 - 05:15 pm
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Missing the GFOS. A void that

Missing the GFOS. A void that remains forever.

Just My Opinion
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Just My Opinion 06/10/14 - 07:48 pm
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I've never been a huge JB

I've never been a huge JB fan, but as a longtime Augustan, I do feel an almost obligation to see this movie. I have a feeling I'll enjoy it, for the most part. Too bad they didn't film the Augusta scenes right here.

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JRC2024 06/10/14 - 10:18 pm
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I loved James Brown and all

I loved James Brown and all the dancing. Can't wait for the movie.

jaymai
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jaymai 06/11/14 - 07:58 am
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I wonder why they didn't do

I wonder why they didn't do any filming in Augusta? Anybody know?

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