Can You Guess What Role Jill Scott Will Be Playing In The James Brown Biopic?
HipHollywood has learned that Jill Scott has been cast to play James Brown’s wife in an upcoming biopic about the Godfather of Soul.
Scott will join actor Chadwick Boseman in Get On Up, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will focus on Brown’s rise to fame as well as his battle with drug addiction, arrest for domestic violence and financial woes. The part of Brown’s wife is being written specifically for Scott, although it is unclear which of Brown’s three wives Scott will play.
Scott also join Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis and Nelsan Ellis in the movie, which hits theaters on October 17, 2014.