Tag Archives: james brown

  • ‘Get On Up’ True James Brown Story Goes Digital

    Dec 6, 14 by Way to Blue 1 Comment

    *Universal City, California – Pioneering American music icon James Brown goes from rags to rhythm-and-blues royalty in “Get On Up,” a spectacular portrait of the life of the charismatic performer, debuting on Digital HD on December 9, 2014 and on DVD and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray™, DVD, and Digital HD with Ultraviolet™ on January 6, 2015 from Universal Pictures […]

  • Rev. Al Sharpton Reveals His Secret to Losing 175 Pounds

    Nov 1, 14 by Qwest7 10 Comments

    *Al Sharpton has come a long way from weighing 305 pounds. At exactly 129.6 pounds, he’s slimmer now and focused on keeping the weight off, despite those who wonder if he’s ill and risking health problems with being 2 pounds above medical “underweight” classification. So what’s the secret to the Rev.’s weight loss? According to […]

  • Chadwick Boseman Becomes Marvel’s Newest Superhero: ‘Black Panther’

    Oct 29, 14 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *With critically acclaimed portrayals of Jackie Robinson and James Brown, Chadwick Boseman has mastered the art of becoming real life legends. Now, the actor will transition into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the title role in Marvel’s Studio’s upcoming  “Black Panther” move. News of Boseman’s casting was made on Tuesday by the studio during a […]

  • HBO’s ‘Mr Dynamite’ the Definitive James Brown Documentary? (Trailer)

    Oct 22, 14 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments

    *Can you even count the number of James Brown specials you’ve seen in your lifetime? On Monday, Oct. 27, HBO will add another one to the mix…and it just might be the granddaddy, or rather godfather, of all JB documentaries. To make the case, here’s what HBO’s “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown” has working […]

  • New James Brown Books Detail Murder and Domestic Abuse Involving Late Singer

    Sep 19, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *Fans of James Brown will get two different looks into the late music icon’s life with two new books. In her book, “Cold Sweat,” Yamma Brown reveals how her famous dad struck her mother, in addition talking about how she grew up and had to deal with domestic violence issues in her marriage as well. […]

  • Universal Buys Thriller Pitch from Chadwick Boseman

    Sep 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled pitch from its “Get On Up” star Chadwick Boseman. The actor played James Brown for the studio this summer after breaking out as Jackie Robinson in “42.” According to Deadline.com, he sold the thriller pitch with writing partner Logan Coles and is attached to star in a story described […]