James Brown Biopic: Universal Moves Ahead, Casts Chadwick Boseman

Universal and Imagine are moving forward with production on an as-yet-untitled James Brown biopic.

Chadwick Boseman, who portrayed Jackie Robinson in "42," and has credits including "Fringe," "Justified" and "Lincoln Heights," has just been cast to appear as James Brown.

Tate Taylor ("The Help") has been tapped to direct and will also produce with Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins.

More details to come….