By Samantha Highfill
May 28, 2014 at 10:03 PM EDT
type
  • Movie
Genre

Before James Brown broke rules and shook the world, he was just a young boy with an imperfect childhood. But he always had “more funk in the trunk.”

In the latest trailer for Get On Up, in which 42‘s Chadwick Boseman plays Brown, we get a glimpse at his life story, his history with his mother, and a few of the moves that made him famous. The film also stars Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott, and Dan Aykroyd.

Watch the newest trailer below:

Get On Up hits theaters Aug. 1.

type
  • Movie
Genre
mpaa
  • PG-13
runtime
  • 138 minutes
director
Performers
Studio
Complete Coverage
Advertisement

Comments



EDIT POST