An actor has been selected to play James Brown in the upcoming biopic.

Chadwick Boseman, made famous for playing Jackie Robinson in “42”, will be playing the godfather of soul in an upcoming biopic. He has made a name for himself by taking on other people’s famous names. The young actor has been chosen by Universal Pictures to portray legendary musician James Brown in an upcoming biopic that chronicles the artist’s life.

The film is being directed by Tate Taylor, who also brought us the critically acclaimed film The Help.

Source: US Magazine

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