The life of iconic soul star James Brown is coming to the big screen in Get On Up.
Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown. Directed by The Help’s Tate Taylor, Get On Up stars Chadwick Boseman as Brown alongside Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.
Get On Up was written by Steve Baigelman, Jez Butterworth and John Butterworth. It will be released in UK cinemas on 1st August 2014.
Watch the trailer for Get On Up below: