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    Yaya DaCosta Alafia, Nelsan Ellis Join Gary Carr in 'Bolden'

    Clearly there's still hope for 'Bolden' (just without Anthony Mackie, who exited the project after 6 years in limbo)

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    Review: Chadwick Boseman's Performance Saves 'Get On Up' From Being an Incoherent Ride

    The pacing may be messy, the direction disjointed, but its a testament to James Brown that his story and his music can ultimately withstand whatever structural flaws that plague this movie.

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    Review: 'Get On Up' Starring Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Viola Davis And Octavia Spencer

    “You cats ready?” Chadwick Boseman’s James Brown asks the audience, breaking through the fourth wall, early in “Get On Up.” It takes a lot of confidence for a character (and a filmmaker) to take this direct approach. The asides to the camera would feel forced if the biopic were covering almost anyon...

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    Watch 8 Clips From James Brown Biopic, 'Get on Up' + Check Out the New Poster

    Universal has set the film's release date for August 1, 2014, which is next week Friday.

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    First Looks At Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jill Scott In James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up'

    First Looks At Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jill Scott In James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up'

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    Chadwick Boseman Will Break 4th Wall In James Brown Biopic + New Pic Shows Off His Pompadour

    Chadwick Boseman Will Break 4th Wall In James Brown Biopic + New Pic Shows Off His Pompadour

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    Lafayette Is Getting A New Boyfriend For Final Season Of 'True Blood' Bringing Nelsan Ellis To The Fore

    Lafayette Is Getting A New Boyfriend For Final Season Of 'True Blood' Bringing Nelsan Ellis To The Fore

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    Jason Statham Teams With Melissa McCarthy, Alice Eve Takes '1:30 Train' With Chris Evans & More

    If there’s anything one could take away from Jason Statham’s career over the past few years, it’s that he likes to kick a lot of ass. He’s one of the few reliable action stars in the business, always fun to watch even if his movies aren’t always worth writing home about. Now he might be getting a ch...

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    Nelsan Ellis Will Play Bobby Byrd - James Brown’s Friend & Musical Collaborator - In Biopic

    Universal has set the theatrical release date for its James Brown biopic, titled Get On Up, for Friday, October 17, 2014.

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