RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

James Brown

A collection of news and information related to James Brown published by this site and its partners.

Top James Brown Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • '42's' Chadwick Boseman to play James Brown in biopic

    '42's' Chadwick Boseman to play James Brown in biopic
    Chadwick Boseman, who played Jackie Robinson in "42," will portray James Brown in an untitled biopic of the soul singer. "The Help" director Tate Taylor will helm the Universal Pictures movie from a script by "Fair Game" writers Jez and John-Henry...
  • Universal Sets Release Date for James Brown Film 'Get On Up'

    Universal has scheduled James Brown pic "Get On Up" for Friday Oct. 17, 2014. Pic stars "42" thesp Chadwick Boseman as the iconic soul singer. "The Help" helmer Tate Taylor will direct the film, which tells the life story of the man many called the...
  • Prop house in tune with string of nostalgic music-related films

    Prop house in tune with string of nostalgic music-related films
    Inside the North Hollywood prop house History for Hire, a technician clamps down a sheet of pearl finish plastic and cuts a strip to fasten around the wooden hoop of a Slingerland bass drum. Another worker is busy rebuilding a black Ludwig drum to...
  • Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you

    Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you
    Thomas Mars doesn’t plan in advance when and where he will crowd-surf during performances. The lead singer of French rock band Phoenix said it just kind of happens. But at 36 years old, the father of two and husband of director Sofia Coppola...
  • 'Walking Dead' Actor Joins James Brown Biopic 'Get on Up'

    "Walking Dead" and "Low Winter Sun" thesp Lennie James has joined the ensemble of the James Brown biopic "Get On Up," starring Chadwick Boseman. Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis are also on board with Tate Taylor directing. Pic follows Brown's rise...
  • PASSINGS: Flynn Robinson, Steve Forrest, Mack Emerman

    Flynn Robinson Guard in Lakers 1971 championship team Flynn Robinson, 72, a flashy guard who was a member of the 1971-72 Lakers team that brought Los Angeles its first NBA title, died Thursday at Keck Hospital in Los Angeles from complications related...
  • R.J. Smith on the godfather of soul, James Brown [video]

    R.J. Smith on the godfather of soul, James Brown [video]
    "The amazing thing about James Brown, for me," says R.J. Smith, "is you can't figure him out." That's not uncommon for a music journalist, but it reveals just how complex Brown was -- Smith was his biographer. Smith, the author of 2012's "The One: The...
  • 'American Idol' recap, The good, bad and bizarre

    'American Idol' recap, The good, bad and bizarre
    Tonight, "American Idol" arrived in Oklahoma City, the home of our very own Carrie Underwood. Surely after last night's show and being in a town that produced the likes of the country superstar, this town must be bustling with talent. Right? Not so much....
  • Presidential campaign song quiz

    Presidential campaign song quiz
    Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither. 1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys 2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
  • Stream complete 'Django Unchained' soundtrack here

    Stream complete 'Django Unchained' soundtrack here
    In need of online-shopping accompaniment that doesn't feature sleigh bells or mistletoe? Consider the soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino's upcoming "Django Unchained," which you can stream below. As with most of Tarantino's soundtracks, the album...
  • A big rollicking Valentine's concert featuring Bev Conklin and lots of talented friends

     
    23 songs by 23 artists! Michael Cloeren, emcee for Thursday night’s Bev Conklin and Friends Valentine’s Day Concert at the Musikfest CafĂ©, repeatedly reminded the audience what a “big” concert it was. I think there were only 22...