Jill Scott to Star in James Brown Biopic

R&B singer Jill Scott will star in Tate Taylor's James Brown biopic. (Photo Credit: Google Images)

R&B singer Jill Scott will star in Tate Taylor’s James Brown biopic.
(Photo Credit: Google Images)

Blackfilm.com is reporting that Grammy award-winning R&B singer and actress Jill Scott will be starring in a biopic about James Brown, the Godfather of Soul. The Philadelphia native will play the role of one of Brown’s three wives. The film will also star Dan Akroyd, who will play the role of Ben Bart, the president of Universal Attractions. Universal Attractions is the talent agency that represented Brown for over 40 years. The Help’s Tate Taylor will be directing the film with 42′s Chadwick Boseman portraying Brown.

Find out more at Blackfilm.com.

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