"42" Star To Play Singer James Brown

By Garth Franklin Monday August 26th 2013 11:26PM
"42" Star To Play Singer James Brown

Chadwick Boseman ("42") has been cast as musical icon James Brown in Tate Taylor's biopic of the man at Universal Pictures and Jagged Films.

The story charts a young boy’s rise from extreme poverty and violence to become The Godfather Of Soul, one of the most influential black artists in history whose career spanned six decades.

Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth penned the script.

Source: Deadline