42 Star To Play James Brown in Biopic (Recap)
Mick Jagger's film company, Jagged Films, is one of the producers of the bio-pic, which will also cast actors in the roles of Keith Richards, Little Richard and Jagger himself. Director Tate Taylor, known for his Oscar-winning adaptation of 2011's The Help, is set to begin filming in Mississippi this fall.
Actors previously considered for the role of Brown included Eddie Murphy and Wesley Snipes. Taylor appears confident Boseman is up to the task. "Those are big shoes to fill," he said, of Brown. - more on this story
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