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‘Get on Up’ World Premiere in NYC

Celebs hit the red carpet in style on Monday night at Harlem’s Apollo Theater to view the World Premiere of the James Brown biopic ‘Get on Up.’ The film has an all-star cast featuring Chadwick Boseman who plays the legendary Brown and Jill Scott as Brown’s second wife, Deidre “Deedee” Jenkins. Other stars include Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer (The Help), Academy Award Nominee Viola Davis (The Help, How to Get Away with Murder) Tika Sumpter (The Haves and Have Nots), Nelsan Ellis ( Lafayette on True Blood), Craig Robinson (We the Peeples), Dan Ackroyd, and many more. The film is set to debut in theaters on August 1st.

Red Carpet Looks

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Chadwick Boseman at the GetUpNewYorkPremiere

Chadwick Boseman plays James Brown

"Get On Up" New York Premiere - Arrivals

Jill Scott plays Deidre “Deedee” Jenkins

Nelsan Ellis at the GetUpNewYorkPremiere

True Blood’s Nelsan Ellis plays Bobby Byrd

Tika Sumpter at the GetUpNewYorkPremiere

The Haves and Have Nots Tika Sumpter plays Yvonne Fair

Craig Robinson at the GetUpNewYorkPremiere

Craig Robinson plays Maceo Parker

See what the film’s stars & Mr. Brown’s family had to say about the film (Video Source: Access Hollywood)


View the ‘Get on Up’ Trailer

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