James Brown Biopic “Get On Up” Official Trailer

Get ready to "get down" in the movie aisles this August with the James Brown biopic, Get On Up. Telling the life story of the founding father of funk music, the film stars Chadwick Boseman in the lead role, with production being handled by 8 Mile's Brian Gazer and Mick Jagger filling in as co-producer. Get On Up goes into the details of the many highs and lows of Brown's career that eventually led to his iconic status in the music world. Check out the trailer above, also co-starring Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.