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'Get On Up' Gives Chadwick Boseman Another Showcase

By Rich Cline | 24th November 2014

With 'Get On Up', rising-star actor Chadwick Boseman takes on his second American icon, the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. This follows his break-out role as baseball legend Jackie Robinson in last year's '42'.Chadwick Boseman...

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Mick Jagger Praises 'Amazing' Chadwick Boseman

21st November 2014

Sir Mick Jagger claims Chadwick Boseman is ''amazing'' as James Brown in the singer's biopic 'Get On Up'.The 71-year-old Rolling Stones rocker co-produced the movie and praised the young actor for his portrayal of the...

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How James Brown's Famed Apollo Show Inspired 'Get On Up' Creators

By Holly Williams | 20th November 2014

James Brown is well-known as one of the greatest American entertainers of all time and his brand new biopic, 'Get On Up' starring Chadwick Boseman displays some of the most memorable moments in his life...

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Daniel Bruhl Reportedly Cast In 'Captain America: Civil War' In Unspecific Role

By Elinor Cosgrave | 15th November 2014

Daniel Bruhl has reportedly been cast in the next Captain America film entitled Captain America: Civil War.Daniel Bruhl has been cast in Captain America: Civil War.Read More: Rush, Starring Daniel Bruhl, Movie Review.The 36-year-old German...

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Marvel Announces 'Black Panther', 'Doctor Strange' As Universe Expands

By Michael West | 29th October 2014

Marvel has seen, and raised Warner Bros' recent DC Comics announcement by confirming that Doctor Strange, Black Panther, Captain Marvel and Inhumans will be joining it's cinematic universe. The studio unveiled the movies and release...

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Chadwick Boseman Cast As Superhero Black Panther

28th October 2014

Actor Chadwick Boseman has been tasked with the job of bringing comic book superhero Black Panther to life on the big screen.The Get On Up star will portray the long-serving Avengers member and his alter...

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Stan Lee Confirms Marvel Have Started On 'Black Panther' Movie

By Michael West | 2nd September 2014

You can always rely on Stan Lee to let us know what Marvel are doing behind closed doors. The legendary comic book writer , 91, was speaking at the Fan Expo Canada on Friday (August...

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Fascinating Fact: 4334015

22nd August 2014

Actor Chadwick Boseman showed off his singing skills on the Late Show With David Letterman on Thursday (21Aug14), when he performed James Brown's It's A Man's Man's Man's World. The 42 star portrays the legendary...

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Surprise, "Guardians Of The Galaxy" Is About To Take The Weekend Box Office, By A Lot

By Victoria Pavlova | 3rd August 2014

Yes, hello, Guardians of the Galaxy is blowing up this weekend’s box office. In other news, the Earth is round (well, it’s an oblate spheroid, according to Wikipedia) and ice cream tastes good. But back...

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A Week In Movies: Get On Up Premieres, Cooper Cooks In London, Trailers For Tusk, Mockingjay, The Hobbit And Mad Max

By Rich Cline | 1st August 2014

The stars came out for the New York premiere this week of Get on Up, starring Chadwick Boseman as Godfather of Soul James Brown. He was joined on the red carpet by costars Dan Aykroyd...

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Reviews Round-up: Critics Fall For The James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up'

By Ed Biggs | 1st August 2014

The story of American funk, soul and dance legend James Brown is set to be portrayed on the big screen Brown’s music is some of the most influential in the pop era.Chadwick Boseman (r) plays...

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Chadwick Boseman Faced A Challenge With James Brown Portrayal, Will He Reap The Benefits Come Awards Season?

By Victoria Pavlova | 1st August 2014

The reviews are in – Chadwick Boseman makes a star turn as James Brown in Get On Up. Judging by the GIFs, he’s definitely got the moves and critics say he’s got the presence as...

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Chadwick Boseman Was Hesitant About Starring In The James Brown Biopic "Get On Up"

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th July 2014

Chadwick Boseman is quickly becoming Hollywood’s go-to man to portray cultural and historical icons. After playing baseball legend Jackie Robinson in 42, the 32-year-old actor is now in the role of James Brown in Universal...

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A Week In Movies: Guardians Holds Two Premieres, Plus First Glimpses Of Fifty Shades, The Imitation Game And Mad Max: Fury Road

By Rich Cline | 25th July 2014

In the wake of especially strong buzz from critics who have seen the film, the cast of assembled for their world premiere in Los Angeles this week, including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel,...

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Chadwick Boseman Had No Intention Of Playing James Brown On Film

16th April 2014

Director Tate Taylor had his work cut out trying to convince Chadwick Boseman to portray the late James Brown in a new biopic, because the actor was adamant he would never step into the Godfather...

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James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Will Make Chadwick Boseman A Star And Have You Dancing For Days [Trailer + Pictures]

By Lauren James | 14th March 2014

The trailer has been released for the upcoming James Brown biopic, Get On Up, which promises to bring the greatly adored "Godfather of Soul" back to life. This summer's movie will see Persons Unknown actor...

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Mick Jagger Impressed By Chadwick Boseman's Performance As James Brown

5th March 2014

Actor Chadwick Boseman is wowing Mick Jagger with his performance as James Brown in the veteran rocker's new film project.The Rolling Stones frontman serves as a producer on Get On Up and he cast the...

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Chadwick Boseman Joins Gods Of Egypt

31st January 2014

Chadwick Boseman is set to join 'Gods Of Egypt'. The 31-year-old actor has been cast in the epic fantasy film alongside Gerard Butler and Geoffrey Rush after landing the role of Thoth, the God of...

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Tika Sumpter Joins James Brown Biopic

15th November 2013

Tika Sumpter has joined James Brown biopic 'Get On Up'.The 33-year-old actress will play Yvonne Fair, one of Brown's back-up singers who recorded a song written by the legendary singer called 'I Found You', which...

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Viola Davis And Octavia Spencer Join James Brown Biopic

1st October 2013

Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer will star in James Brown biopic 'Get On Up'.'The Help' director Tate Taylor has cast two of the stars of his hit 2011 film in his latest project about the...

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Jackie Robinson Actor Lands James Brown Role

27th August 2013

Chadwick Boseman is set to play another American great after landing the lead role in a biopic of James Brown.Boseman has been on Hollywood's to-watch list after playing Jackie Robinson, the first African-American professional baseball...

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Chadwick Boseman To Play The Godfather Of Funk & Soul, James Brown

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th August 2013

Universal and Imagine Entertainment finally have their leading man: Chadwick Boseman will play the legendary James Brown in their upcoming biopic. The ‘42’ star will begin filming under Tate Taylor, who is directing the movie.Boseman...

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Chadwick Boseman To Play James Brown

27th August 2013

Chadwick Boseman is to play James Brown in a new biopic.The American actor - who recently portrayed legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson in '42' - has closed a deal to star as the Godfather of...

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42 - Jackie Robinson's Story Is Finally Told [Trailer & Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th April 2013

Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson in Brian Helgeland's 42Starring Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey and Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson, 42 tells the story of two men’s brave stand against prejudice, which forever changed the...

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Sean Combs To Star In Draft Day

25th April 2013

Sean Combs is set to star in 'Draft Day'.The rapper and producer - known by his stage name of Puff Daddy - has signed up to Ivan Reitman's Kevin Costner-starring National Football League (NFL) movie,...

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'42' Attracts Record Audiences With Its Classic Approach To Storytelling

By Victoria Pavlova | 21st April 2013

There is no doubt at this point that “42”, the Jackie Robinson biopic that aims to tackle racism and segregation in American history, has completely surpassed all expectations for opening weekend profits. This weekend, it...

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Chadwick Boseman Suffered Bone Bruises And Blisters To Play Robinson

7th April 2013

Hollywood newcomer Chadwick Boseman suffered for his art while portraying baseball great Jackie Robinson in new movie 42 because director Brian Helgeland insisted in using the gear the sportsman would have used in his heyday.The...

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The Things They Say: 3587314

4th April 2013

"I played little league baseball. We went into a batting cage and hit some balls. I wasn't totally unprepared, but I wasn't a big league ball player. I'm still not." Actor Chadwick Boseman had very...

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42 Will Cover All The Bases Of Award Success

By Victoria Pavlova | 13th January 2013

The trailer for Brian Helgelald’s 42 was released this Thursday, and while the film isn’t getting a lot of hype yet, it looks... cool.It looks like classic award bait, to be honest. The story of...

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