|Chadwick Boseman Left); James Brown (Right)|
Photo Credit: Black Film.com
As James Brown Bio Pic Get On Up opens nationwide on August 1st, we thought we will give you a few interesting facts about the lead actor, Chadwick Boseman, portraying James Brown.
1. He is a native of Anderson, SC.
2. He had an interest in writing and storytelling before studying acting.
3. He is a Giants fan.
4. He has 42 first cousins.
5. On learning James Brown bodacious footwork: “It hurt!". “It really opens your brain up in a different way, doing his movements.”
Bonus Fact: Boseman counted up to 90 splits in a dance scene that required several takes.
|Tamron Hall with "Get On Up" Cast and|
Director Tate Taylor (2nd to Right) in June 2014.