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  1. 'Get On Up' Premiere: Chadwick Boseman Initially 'Didn't Want to Try' Playing James Brown

    9:58 pm 7/21/2014

    The "42" star took on the daunting task of playing the Godfather of Soul by working hard and taking things "one step at a time," his co-stars and director Tate Taylor told THR at the Universal biopic's debut at Harlem's Apollo Theater.Read more

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  2. Mick Jagger Opens Up About L'Wren Scott Death, Saying It's Been a 'Very Hard Year' (Video)

    6:47 am 7/18/2014

    The Rolling Stones frontman was joined on NBC's "Today" by the cast, director and producers of the upcoming James Brown biopic "Get On Up" and talked about what they loved about the Godfather of Soul.Read more

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  3. New 'Get on Up' Trailer: James Brown Overcomes Family Drama to Find Success (Video)

    1:58 pm 5/28/2014

    "42" star Chadwick Boseman sings and dances in the latest look at Universal's upcoming biopic.Read more

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  4. 'Get On Up' Trailer

    9:35 am 3/14/2014

    Chadwick Boseman stars in Tate Taylor's drama based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul James Brown. The film with an all-star cast including Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd and Nelsan Ellis is set to hit theaters on Aug. 1. Read more

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  5. 'Get On Up' Trailer: James Brown Gets Biopic Treatment (Video)

    7:32 pm 3/13/2014

    Chadwick Boseman stars as the legendary singer in the film from "The Help" director Tate Taylor.Read more

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  6. The Hollywood Reporter Kicks Off Oscar Weekend With Nominees' Night 2012

    2:17 pm 2/24/2012

    Academy Award hopefuls and top entertainment executives joined THR at Los Angeles' Getty House on Thursday night to start the celebration early.Read more

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  7. Civil Rights Activist Myrlie Evers-Williams Pens Letter in Support of 'The Help'

    2:28 pm 2/14/2012

    Myrlie Evers-Williams released an essay today championing Best Picture Academy Award nominee The Help as “this year’s most outstanding and socially relevant motion picture."Read more

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  8. 'The Help's' Viola Davis on Race in Hollywood and Wanting to Be Compared to Meryl Streep (Video)

    3:41 pm 2/10/2012

    Davis talks to THR about her rocky childhood, her fear of working with Streep, the husband that she 'prayed' for and dealing with the pressure of the awards season.Read more

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  9. 'The Help' Writer-Director Tate Taylor to Receive WGA West's 2012 Paul Selvin Award

    4:08 pm 1/30/2012

    The award recognizes work that "embodies the spirit of constitutional rights and civil liberties."Read more

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  10. 'The Help' Named Best Film of 2011 by Black Film Critics Circle

    12:53 pm 12/20/2011

    Group gives acting awards to Viola Davis, Olivier Litondo, Octavia Spencer and Albert Brooks.Read more

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