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‘Get on Up’ movie opens in Madison with Chadwick Boseman and Tate Taylor walking the red carpet

Hundreds of Mississippians turned out to the Malco Cinema in Madison for the Metro area premiere of the James Brown biopic ‘Get On Up’ as star Chadwick Boseman and director, Mississippi native Tate Taylor, among others walked the red carpet. Here are some scenes from the event as photographed by Sarah Dill Reily. [...]

Film on James Brown to start shooting today; Aykroyd added to cast

NATCHEZ — Filming begins today in Natchez for “Get On Up,” a biopic about the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Executive producer Trish Hoffman said extras are still needed for several scenes, including a Vietnam scene that will be filmed at the Natchez-Adams County Airport in December. “Slowly but surely, we’re getting all the cast […] [...]

Director of ‘The Help’ wants film business to grow

JACKSON — Director Tate Taylor says he wants to make his native Mississippi a place where people can build careers with steady work in the movie business. He filmed “The Help” in the state in 2010 and announced Aug. 26 that he will make a feature film about the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, with […] [...]

‘Help’ has $15-million impact on state

In the same way the best-selling Mississippi author Kathryn Stockett persevered through 60 rejections before getting her book “The Help” published, a band of folks responsible for bringing the movie of “The Help” to Mississippi wouldn’t take no for an answer. The DreamWorks Studios film, which had a $27-million budget and starred break-out actress Emma […] [...]

Casting for Mississippi movie coming soon

HATTIESBURG — Future Mississippi movie stars may take their first steps toward fame in a couple of weeks. The Hattiesburg American reported on Saturday that casting for extras and minor roles could begin in the Mississippi Delta as crews prepare to shoot “The Help,” a DreamWorks Studios film based on a best-selling book. Producer Brunson […] [...]

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