Tag: James Brown



Chadwick Boseman to play James Brown in upcoming biopic

Chadwick Boseman (st.lousamerican.com)–Chadwick Boseman, who starred as baseball legend Jackie Robinson in “42,” has been announced as the star of a new, as yet, untitled film about James Brown from Universal and Imagine. The Hollywood Reporter says Tate Taylor, the director of “The Help” is at the helm and is also producing along with Imagine’s Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins. (At one point, Spike Lee was in kine to direct.)



SC court nixes James Brown estate settlement

‘THE GODFATHER”–In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 1997 file photo, James Brown performs during the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXI between the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File) by Meg Kinnard Associated Press Writer COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a settlement divvying up the multimillion-dollar estate of James Brown, saying a former attorney general didn’t follow the late soul singer’s wishes in putting together the deal.