Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. The late, great Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown, and is joined in the drama by Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter, Jill Scott, and Dan Aykroyd.
Available on HBOMax
Brian Grazer, Erica Huggins, Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman, Tate Taylor
Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis