Tag: Tate Taylor

Chadwick Boseman To Portray The Godfather Of Soul

August 27, 2013

Universal Pictures just signed Chadwick Boseman (Jackie Robinson in 42) to play James Brown. Tate Taylor (The Help) is directing the biopic. Imagine Entertainment‘s Brian Grazer and The Rolling Stones frontman, Mick Jagger, are producing alongside Jagged Films’ Victoria Pearman and Imagine’s Erica Huggins. The picture is based on a screenplay by Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth. […]

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Stephen King’s new novel “Joyland” will hit screens

May 4, 2013

Tate Taylor, who launched his writing and directing career by getting the option on THE HELP before author Kathryn Stockett was done writing it, has gotten himself on the ground floor of another sure-fire bestseller. Deadline reports that Taylor has been granted an option by Stephen King to adapt and direct JOYLAND, the King novel that […]

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