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18 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

Watch 10 (6) Clips From James Brown Biopic, 'Get on Up' + Check Out the New Poster

Universal Pictures' James Brown biopic, "Get on Up," begins with a 6-year-old James Brown, as he's abandoned by his mother and left to live with his Aunt Honey , who runs a brothel.


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22 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Woody Allen conjures up illusion for 'Magic in the...

Woody Allen explores the mysteries of illusion and love in "Magic in the Moonlight," a period romantic comedy inspired by 1920s clairvoyants who were debunked by leading magicians of the day.


Related Topix: Midnight in Paris, Blue Jasmine, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Woody Allen, The King's Speech

Yesterday | USA Today

Sandra Bullock's next movie will involve Tupperware

Sandra Bullock has - how shall we put it - sealed the deal for her first movie since her Oscar-nominated turn in Gravity .


Related Topix: Gravity, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Party Diary: James Brown biopic premiere at the Newseum

On Tuesday night at the Newseum a packed theater learned that James Brown, the "godfather of soul" who famously crooned, "Stay on the scene, get on up, like a sex machine," was, in fact, pretty conservative.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, Theater, Arts, Washington, DC, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Entertainment

WAPT-TV Jackson

Mission Mississippi Premiere

Malco Grandview Theatre in Madison will host the screening of "Get On Up" on sunday, proceeds go to the non-profit "Mission Mississippi".


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E! Online

Octavia Spencer on Scrapped Murder, She Wrote Reboot: "Everything Happens for a Reason"

Octavia Spencer told E! News she's a firm believer in that thinking. The Oscar winner was curled up on a couch at the Beverly Hilton next to her Red Band Society costar Dave Annable on Sunday, July 20, to promote their new Fox series, but this scenario was very close to not happening.


Related Topix: Fruitvale Station, Murder, She Wrote, Soap Opera, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Angela Lansbury, Wedding


Sandra Bullock to Star in Tupperware Origin Story for Tate Taylor

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Related Topix: Gravity, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Email Spam

KNEK-FM Lafayette

James Brown Takes the Stage Again at the Apollo with "Get On Up" Premiere

Monday night, James Brown 's music lit up the famed Apollo Theater once again, with the star-studded premiere of the biopic Get On Up: The James Brown Story in New York.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Theater, Arts, 42, Chadwick Boseman

Daily Mail

Mick Jagger's son Lucas is spitting image of his father at Get On Up premiere

Mini me: Mick Jagger's youngest son Lucas is the spitting image of father with identical floppy hair at Get On Up premiere in New York Despite being the youngest of Mick Jagger's seven children, Lucas Jagger certainly wasn't last in line when it came to inheriting his fathers famous looks.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, The Rolling Stones, Theater, Arts

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sandra Bullock for The Help director's new movie

Gravity star Sandra Bullock will play Tupperware executive Brownie Wise in a biopic written, produced and directed by The Help director Tate Taylor.


Related Topix: Gravity, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The State

Exclusive: Inside James Brown’s mansion + video and photo gallery

The biopic of singer James Brown debuts Aug. 1 in theaters. There will be a premiere of the movie July 21 in New York and July 24 in Augusta.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, 42, Chadwick Boseman


Watch a Dynamite New Trailer for the James Brown Biopic 'Get on Up'

Anyone who still thinks jocks and artists don't mix has yet to be acquainted with Mr. Chadwick Boseman.


Related Topix: James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, Craig Robinson, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jul 18, 2014

She Knows

Get On Up exclusive: A young James Brown gets a pep-talk from Aunt Honey

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman, African-American, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

Mick Jagger Opens Up About L'Wren Scott Death, Saying It's...

The Rolling Stones frontman was joined on NBC's "Today" by the cast, director and producers of the upcoming James Brown biopic "Get On Up" and talked about what they loved about the Godfather of Soul.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Emma Stone says dead grandpa leaves her money

The actress appeared on "Late Night with David Letterman" on Wednesday, promoting her new film "Magic in the Moonlight."


Related Topix: Emma Stone, Hot Chicks, Celebrities, David Letterman, New York Daily News, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers

ABC News

Black Hollywood Actresses Migrating to TV

Black female actresses are the latest group in Hollywood to discover what other A-listers, including Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey and Jessica Lange, already have: some of the best roles right now are on the small screen.


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Wed Jul 16, 2014

USA Today

Shonda Rhimes adds 'Murder' to her repertoire

Shonda Rhimes is getting away with Thursday. Having given ABC two of its biggest hits, Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, Rhimes is now getting a third Thursday hour to complete the night: How to Get Away with Murder Shonda Rhimes adds 'Murder' to her repertoire Shonda Rhimes is getting away with Thursday.


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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Oscar-nominee Viola Davis on return to TV: 'I wanted to be the show'

Actress Viola Davis onstage at the "How to Get Away With Murder" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Group portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Assn.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Doubt, Viola Davis

The Miami Herald

Viola Davis savors 'messy' humanity in new role

The much-acclaimed actress stars in the new ABC drama "How To Get Away With Murder" from hit-maker Shonda Rhimes, playing a charismatic, complex and Machiavellian law professor who holds a group of students in thrall.


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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Rotten Tomatoes

Get On Up

In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award -nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42's Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get on Up.


Related Topix: 42, Chadwick Boseman, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Movie Reviews