Tika Sumpter Added To The James Brown Biopic ‘Get On Up’




Rising soap star Tika Sumpter has been cast in the new James Brown biopic ‘Get On Up…’

Tika will star as James Brown Revue singer Yvonne Fair who recorded the vocals for “I Found You,” which was later reworked into the classic “I Got You (I Feel Good).”

The Have and Have Nots star will joins Chadwick Boseman as James Brown, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jill Scott, True Blood’s Nelsan Ellis and Keith Robinson.

Taraji P. Henson is rumored to be cast as Tami Terrell – although no confirmation has been released.

‘Get on Up’ is due in theaters August 2014.

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