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  • HBO Nabs Rights to James Brown Documentary ‘Mr. Dynamite’

    Sep 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *HBO has acquired the U.S. and Canadian TV rights to “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown,” a feature-length documentary directed by Oscar winner Alex Gibney and produced by Mick Jagger. It’s scheduled to debut on Monday, Oct. 27 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT). The film features rare and never-before-seen footage, interviews and photographs charting his journey […]

  • Report: James Brown’s Legs Were Cut Off, Body Moved 14 Times After His Death

    Aug 11, 14 by Qwest7 9 Comments


    *James Brown may be back in the public eye, thanks to a new biopic, but the late music icon is far from resting in peace, according to his widow. In an interview with MailOnline.com, Tomi Rae Brown detailed for the first time just how complicated things are with Brown’s family as she touched on the […]

  • ‘Get On Up’ Cast and Filmmakers Weigh in on the James Brown Impact

    Aug 1, 14 by Marie Moore 3 Comments


    *Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd, Jill Scott, director Tate Taylor, producers Mick Jagger, and Brian Grazer weighed in on their favorite James Brown moment when they met in New York City at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel to talk about “Get On Up.”All were asked to recall their initial James Brown moment or […]

  • EUR Exclusive: Nelsan Ellis (‘True Blood’) on Importance of ‘Get On Up’

    Jul 31, 14 by Marie Moore 2 Comments


    *Many may not know the story of Bobby Byrd but his story will now be as famous as that of James Brown. “True Blood” star Nelsan Ellis gets to bite his teeth into the juicy role of Byrd, the man largely responsible for the career of groundbreaking, “Godfather of Soul and hardest working man in show […]

  • That Time When James Brown Was ‘Annoyed’ by the Rolling Stones

    Jul 29, 14 by Cherie Saunders 7 Comments


    *The road to producing a biopic on James Brown began for Mick Jagger when he was just 20-years-old, fronting the Rolling Stones at a concert dubbed “T.A.M.I.” (Teenage Awards Music International), held in Santa Monica in 1964. Both the Stones and James Brown & the Famous Flames were on a bill that included Marvin Gaye […]

  • ‘They Love It’: James Brown’s Family is Raving About ‘Get On Up’ (Watch)

    Jul 26, 14 by Deron Dalton 3 Comments


    *There’s no family drama here. James Brown‘s family loved the biopic based on the late Godfather of Soul, “Get On Up.” Plenty of Brown’s family went to early screenings of the film — including his daughters, Yamma and Deanna Brown; his grandson, Jason Brown; and ex-wife, DeeDee Brown. Star of the film Chadwick Boseman told theGrio, […]