Chadwick Boseman stars as legendary performer James Brown in the newly released trailer for the biopic Get On Up. The film shows James Brown’s rise to stardom including both his professional and personal life. The cast consists of Viola Davis, Jill Scott, Dan Aykroyd, Octavia Spencer, Tika Sumpter, Nelsan Ellis and Lennie James. Tate Taylor (The Help) is the director for Get On Up while Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer from Imagine Entertainment act as producers for the film. The majority of the film is shot in Mississippi in the US and will premiere in US cinemas on August 1 with a UK date not yet confirmed.