‘Cougar Town’ Star Josh Hopkins to Play James Brown’s Producer in ‘Get on Up’

“Cougar Town” star Josh Hopkins has been cast as music producer Ralph Bass in Universal and Imagine’s James Brown biopic “Get On Up,” TheWrap has learned.

Chadwick Boseman stars as the Godfather of Soul alongside Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Jill Scott, Craig Robinson and Nick Eversman as Mick Jagger, who is a producer on the film.

“Get on Up” follows Brown’s rags-to-riches story and takes audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.




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