Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer Eyed To Reteam With 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor For James Brown Biopic The last time Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer worked with Tate Taylor, in the director's 2011 hit "The Help," they both earned Oscar nominations, with the latter taking home the trophy to put on her mantle. So is it any surprise, that they may jump at the opportunity to work with the filmmaker again?

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Get On Up Synopsis and Credits

In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award®-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42’s Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get on Up. Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

"Get On Up" stars Chadwick Boseman, Craig Robinson, Dan Aykroyd, Nelsan Ellis, Octavia Spencer, and Viola Davis.

Directed by Tate Taylor.
Written by Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth.
Produced by Brian Grazer.
Production company/distributor: Universal Pictures.

Release Date: August 01, 2014


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