Chadwick Boseman Tapped to Play James Brown in Biopic
the film will follow James Brown’s rise from poverty in Georgia to becoming a world-famous musician. Brown brought the world such hits as, “Try Me,” “The Payback,” “I Got You (I Feel Good),” and “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” just to name a few. The singer died in 2006 at age 73.
Boseman was chosen from a long list of actors who wanted the role. He was given an offer after the film was officially greenlit.
Posted on August 28, 2013, in ENTERTAINMENT NEWS and tagged Brian Grazer, Chadwick Boseman, Imagine Entertainment, James Brown, Mick Jagger, Mississippi, Phil Bryant, Tate Taylor. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.