Jackson native Tate Taylor, who made the movie The Help, is ready to make another movie in Mississippi, and it will be made in Natchez.
In a Huffington Post story, it was reported that Taylor is set to begin work on a movie about James Brown’s life…
Last October producer Brian Grazer enlisted “The Help” director, Tate Taylor, to helm the long-awaited James Brown bio-flick.
In addition to co-producing the film alongside legendary musician Mick Jagger,Grazer recently revealed to Rolling Stone that despite owning the rights for over a decade, the production crew is set to begin casting soon. And while Wesley Snipes and Eddie Murphy were both mentioned in the past to possibly land the leading role, Grazer admitted that they’re still in the early stages of choosing the right actor.
In a press release today, the Mississippi Development Authority says Gov. Phil Bryant and movie director Tate Taylor will announce Monday that there will be “major film project” worked on in Mississippi.
The event will be held at 10 Monday morning at the Mississippi Coliseum.
The Natchez Democrat wrote Tuesday that Mayor Butch Brown believes an upcoming major-movie project will be centered around Natchez.
The Natchez Democrat has reported that Taylor will indeed make the movie in Natchez …