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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Entertainment Wednesdays News: 5 Facts About "Get On Up" Actor Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman Left); James Brown (Right)
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As James Brown Bio Pic Get On Up opens nationwide on August 1st, we thought we will give you a few interesting facts about the lead actor, Chadwick Boseman, portraying James Brown.

1. He is a native of Anderson, SC.

2.  He had an interest in writing and storytelling before studying acting.

3. He is a Giants fan.

4. He has 42 first cousins.

5.  On learning James Brown bodacious footwork: “It hurt!". “It really opens your brain up in a different way, doing his movements.”

Bonus Fact: Boseman counted up to 90 splits in a dance scene that required several takes.

Tamron Hall with "Get On Up" Cast and
Director Tate Taylor (2nd to Right) in June 2014.
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