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.
The four-day Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is up over last year, bringing relief to the film biz; at the awards box office, Meryl Streep-starrer "The Iron Lady" expands nicely, putting its total at $7.1 million. READ MORE
The 3D re-release of "Beauty and the Beast" follows with a four-day holiday estimate of $24.7 million; Queen Latifah-Dolly Parton musical comedy "Joyful Noise" expected to hit $14 million; awards contender "The Iron Lady" cracks top 10 chart. READ MORE