James Brown biopic

James Brown gained fame as one of the most electrifying entertainers that ever lived, but there also existed unsavory sides to the man. In a new book from Brown’s daughter, she reveals that her father was violent towards her mother and married an abusive partner herself.

Earlier this year,we reported on the casting of an upcoming James Brown biopic directed by The Help’s Tate Taylor. Last night (August 26), Universal Pictures revealed that 42 star Chadwick Boseman will play the iconic funk and soul musician.

James Brown, widely known as the “Godfather of Soul,” has been the subject of an upcoming biopic since the late ‘90s and it appears a cast for the film will be forming in the near future. Hollywood producer Brian Grazer already selected director Tate Taylor last fall, and is moving forward with casting the flick […]