The official trailer for Get On Up has been released! The movie is the much anticipated biopic of James Brown and stars 42 star Chadwick Boseman as the Godfather Of Soul. True Blood star Nelsan Ellis plays Bobby Byrd, longtime friend of James Brown.
Viola Davis plays Browns mother and Octavia Spencer plays his Aunt Honey.
Directed by Tate Taylor, who also directed The Help, also stars Jill Scott, Dan Aykroyd, Tika Sumpter, Lennie James, Keith Robinson and many others.
Get On Up opens Aug 1st! Watch the trailer below!