James Brown Biopic “Get On Up” Trailer is Here!

Posted Friday March 14, 2014 9:50 AM GMT

He’s one of the most exciting performers of all time and James Brown is the subject of a new biopic called “Get On Up.”

Imagine Entertainment just released a teaser trailer for the much-anticipated movie, slated to hit theaters on August 1, 2014.

And with a cast that includes Chadwick Boseman (as James Brown), Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Craig Robinson and Jill Scott, expectations are understandably high.

Per the synopsis, “Get On Up” “follows the life of the late singer from the beginning of his career, through his rise to fame, and his struggles with drug addiction.”