Tag Archives: Nelsan Ellis

  • ‘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 […]

  • ‘Get On Up!’ Director, Star & Co-Star Chat with EUR’s Lee Bailey (Watch)

    Aug 2, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *”Get out to see ‘Get On Up!’” is the early buzz about the bio-pic based on legendary singer, James Brown — his life and how he overcame poverty and racism. Chadwick Boseman of “42” fame, stars as Brown. Cast in the role not just for his acting and dancing talents, but first and foremost, because […]

  • Jill Scott and Nelsan Ellis Share Favorite Scenes From ‘Get On Up’ (Watch)

    Aug 1, 14 by FahniaThomas 1 Comment


    *”The T.A.M.I. Show concert with me and Chad,” was my favorite performance to shoot. Nelsan Ellis stars as, Bobby Byrd, this Friday in “Get On Up,” Universal’s stellarly soulful James Brown biographical musical. “We did the show back to back and sweated our tail feathers off,” explained Ellis. “Getting it done, take after take, after take…and […]

  • ‘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 […]

  • Chadwick Boseman Gives Life to the Godfather of Soul in ‘Get On Up’ (Watch)

    Jul 30, 14 by FahniaThomas 3 Comments


    *”The f-you James Brown part, is my favorite scene!” Chadwick Boseman talks about his Oscar-worthy performance as James Brown in the Universal biopic, “Get On Up,” out Friday. “My favorite scene right now is when the band (Famous Flames) leaves me,” shared Boseman. “It’s the f-you James Brown part. When you shoot a movie you […]