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Get On Up – Movie

Get On Up - Movie
Get On Up – Movie

Aspiring actors and music fans everywhere, get ready to Get On Up! An incredible new feature film biopic details the wild life and times of “The Godfather Of Soul”himself, James Brown is set to begin filming and casting calls for several exciting roles are being held now. This could be your chance to be a part of what could be the next historic, award winning musical biography in the tradition of such unforgettable films as Ray starring Jamie Foxx, The Buddy Holly Story with Gary Busey and Coal Miners Daughter featuring a timeless performance by Sissy Spacek. Auditions are being held now and performers can submit themselves today for consideration for a number of outstanding parts.

Get On Up will tell the harrowing, inspirational and outrageous story of the legendary R&B master Brown. The film will span the early days of his journey as a child of extreme poverty in South Carolina and Georgia to his time in prison for robbery and on to his ascension to one of the finest artists of all time and one of the most ferocious live performers ever. With hits such as “I Got You”, “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World”, “The Payback” and “Living in America” Mr. Brown left an indelible mark in music and history in general and now audiences will get to see behind the glitz, glamour and gaudy outfits and into the heart of this one of a kind man.

Get On Up will be directed by rising star Tate Taylor who brought audiences 2011’s heart warming hit The Help which took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress and will feature an amazing cast the includes Chadwick Boseman (42, Justified, Fringe), two-time Academy Award nominee Viola Davis (Traffic, Far From Heaven, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close), Oscar winner Octavia Spencer (Bad Santa, Spider-Man, Dinner for Schmucks) and comic legend, accomplished musician and Academy Award nominee Dan Aykroyd (The Blues Brothers, Driving Miss Daisy, Tommy Boy).

Casting calls for Get On Up are happening now and interested performers can apply today for available roles by sending emails with their name, number, city and state where you live, age, height, weight and clothing sizes along with a current photo to getonupextras@gmail.com. More updates will be posted for further auditions so stay tuned for more details and leave a message below and tell us why you want to be a part of the casting calls for the James Brown biopic Get On Up.

24 thoughts on “Get On Up – Movie

  1. Hi I am lorena im 13yrs old turning 14 soon I really wanted to become an actress for a very long time just to let u kno im very short I hope that's not a problem. I can be an extra, have 1 line, I guess what im trying to say I will do little things to then bigger things and who knows I might surprise u. I know im just some random average girl who lives in a smalltown but I know I can do great things and if u cant recognize that it is your loss cause sum1 will and ur gonna wish u took me. that's all I have to say thx for letting me speak my mind!!

  2. Hi. I'm just a girl looking to become an actress. My name is Rachel. I'm 14 years old, I am a brunette, I have either light blue, light green, or light gray eyes. I am 5'3" with and athletic build. I'm a white American with European backgrounds. I would really love to become am actress, and I would be just about any part, plus if I ever got a part in something, I would completely dedicate myself to being the best that I could ever do at being that character. I woyld love to be in Get On Up.Thank you so much for your time.

  3. Hello my name is Cindy. I am 15 years old and acting is my passion. I have been dreaming of being an actress since I was little and lately I have been making that a reality. I have done most of my work on stage but I would love to expand outside of my comfort zone; as in on camera. My Drama instructor says that I have very good focus, nice depth of character, and great facial expression. I am dedicated, eager to try new challenges, and I work with all ethnic backgrounds. Also this would be an incredible experience.

  4. I am 31 years old and I am trying to find my hidden talent which I believe is acting. I am looking for a positive change in my life. I have been through so many ups and downs in my life for the past 2 years I am ready to move forward be happy and enjoy my life I am a very humble person, a very loyal and kindhearted person. I am a hard worker and first and foremost I am a family person my daughter means the world to me she motivates me please view my pics on exploretalent.com

  5. I would love to be a part of this film. I am an up and coming actress and have just done a n extra role in the film "Bessie". I would absolutely love the experience!!

  6. ya i just want to be an extra i know i was in a vidoe in the spotlight and can't be in the Halloween event as a main peorsn cuz i understand thay want new people on new ones so i like to be in the backround to be an extra i sign up to PST to do my acting job not to wait for new ones afther new ones go past me and the others old members its not fun to see that happen and i know that PST will have lots and lots of new members coming in so i will try to be in any vidoes to help out as an extra and hope my role as the make up girl comes back for DODs the spotlight cuz i love doing it lol.

  7. Jamie Foxx is one of my all time favorite actors! It would be a great honor to work with him. My name is Aubrey I'm 13 years old (I look older). This would be my first movie audition but I've auditioned for plays and other things before. I have more then 6 years of vocal experience and I'm quite outgoing once you get to know me.

  8. Age: 23
    City: Opelousas, LA
    Height: 4'10"
    Weight: 110
    Ethnicity: Black/Puerto Rican
    Hair: Dark Brown
    Eyes: Brown
    Skills: Singing

    How can I audition?

  9. i know i posted a comment already but im looking for a horror movie that needs a twelve or thirteen year old boy nothing but horror or thriller. it would be nice:).

  10. i really would love to be in amovie for my first time with ty simpkins neve cambell david arquett courtiny cox or patric wilson

  11. I'm ready to "GET ON UP" and pay tribute to the one and only (Mr.James Brown) : To have a chance in music history would be of great "PRIVILEGE".
    Thank You Kindly

  12. I live in Memphis Tenn.I am Screen Actor Guild.I did movies and commercials.I dance,act and some singing.I would love to help make this movie come to life about James brown.Please give me the chance.

  13. Hi,
    My name is Angelina Breeane Walker im a twelve year old African American girl I'm bigger than a average twelve year old but I can make any changes I've been told that I'm a great Singer and I right my own songs I used to take acting classes with john Robert powers but I stopped. Please accept my offer and think about hirering me
    Thank You.

  14. Hi, I would love to be a part of the movie. I am a comical person ,very humorous. I love to mock people,I also do impressions of various people including general people and actors.I am also a inspiring music artist.

    Age: 32
    Weight: 175lb
    Height: 5'7
    Ethnicity: African American
    Athletic built

  15. I would love to be apart of a film deoicting the life of a legend. I love music and I want the opportunity to act. I would give this 110% , please consider me. PS I've been doing acting all my life plays in school mostly

  16. I would love to be apart of a film deoicting the life of a legend. I love music and I want the opportunity to act. I would give this 110% , pleade consider me.

  17. James Brown, was a genuis of Soul Music!
    I would love to be in a movie about him. I sing all kinds of music,and have acted in theatre productions all my life. I am Spanish
    Mexican, and of German ethnic background, but
    love meeting and knowing people of all diversities! Thanks, MA

  18. 47 year-old African-American female…weighs 190lbs…Ht 5-5…Acting student at IAFT…energetic, talented, works well with others, professional. Dream come true it would be to be part of the cast. Loved, loved, loved that MAN: JAMES BROWN. I surely would be a great addition to the casting of this movie. Please, consider me. I have my pic posted on Mandy.com

  19. I would love to be in the film…
    Height: 5-4
    Weight:115 pounds
    Ethnicity:black/African American
    Special skills:
    Fencing, running, martial arts, french, guitar,
    Love acting and w old be honored to participate
    In this wonderful film.

  20. I am a 9 year old Africian American little girl who would love to be apart of this movie! I have tons of personality and I'm not shy at all. I have 5 years of dance experience in which I danced in the Debbie Allen's dance production Derek's Song Here's to Life. I have even had a chane to be in film named "On Angels Wings" which was filmed in 2013 which starred Robin Givens and Reginald VelJohnson. I can do what whatever I put my mind to and I would live to be apart of this film!

  21. I would love to be a part of this film, as I am an aspiring actor as well as a musician and music producer and have done music promotions in the past.

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