The film Get On Up chronicles the early life of poverty to the rise to fame of soul singer James Brown, played by Chadwick Boseman. Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer also star in the film. Mississippi stands in for areas like Augusta, Georgia and New York. The Elite Restaurant and Brent’s Drugs in Jackson were both used as filming locations.
Filmed In: Jackson and Natchez, Mississippi
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