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  1. 'Get On Up': What the Critics Are Saying

    5:30 am 8/1/2014

    Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown in 'The Help' director Tate Taylor's biopic, produced by Mick Jagger.Read more

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  2. How 'Get on Up' Nailed the James Brown Look

    4:13 pm 7/28/2014

    Production and costume designers lead Billboard through the film's many times and places.Read more

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  3. 'Get On Up': Film Review

    9:00 am 7/28/2014

    Director Tate Taylor’s energetic follow-up to "The Help" stars Chadwick Boseman as funk maestro James Brown.Read more

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  4. Remembering the Real James Brown (Video)

    9:00 am 7/25/2014

    The author reminisces of time spent with the real Godfather of Soul, who is distinct from the character portrayed in "Get on Up," along with the exclusive premiere of "The Journey" featurette on the making of the movie.Read more

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  5. Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer Praise James Brown, 'Get on Up' Featurette

    9:54 am 7/24/2014

    The two producers along with director Tate Taylor share why they wanted to do a feature on the life of the legendary soul singer. "Mick Jagger and I are thrilled to be producing 'Get On Up, it is true story, completely inspirational," says Grazer. "We are celebrating his life and his accomplishments."Read more

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  6. '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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. '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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  10. '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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