Skip Nav
Kristen Stewart
16 Times Kristen Stewart Used the F-Word to Get Her Point Across
Celebrity Couples
The Sweetest Things Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Have Said About One Another
Kelly Ripa
Proof That Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Have a Very Rare Kind of Love

Spike Lee to Direct Film on James Brown

James Brown may have passed away this week but his friends and fans are making sure that his memory lives on. Spike Lee has just signed on with Paramount Pictures to direct a film about the Godfather of Soul. The project is being developed by super producer Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind) and will most likely begin shooting in 2008. Brown evidently was working on the project before he died and granted Paramount access to his music rights. James has had a full and fascinating life. We can't wait to see it on the big screen. Until then though, check out our retrospective on the self-proclaimed hardest working man in show business.

Still missing James - check out more ways to remember James Brown.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
DulceSkye DulceSkye 9 years
I've also read that he wasn't the nicest person. I won't be seeing this either.
Aggie Aggie 9 years
Sigh. It's all about the money. ______________________________________ \Don't chase the beat of your heart/
mar mar 9 years
please do not let Jamie Fox play him
sherale sherale 9 years
I cant wait to see who going to be playing James Brown in the movie. But I agree with JK that they should wait awile before making money off of him.
JK-Boogie JK-Boogie 9 years
The man has not even been buried yet and they are deciding how to make money off him *shakes head*
Starbrite Starbrite 9 years
I am so glad the wifebeater is getting a movie made about him.
Jillness Jillness 9 years
I really respect his music and what he did for the black entertainers in our culture...But from what I have heard, him as a person he was not so nice. Not everyone should be made into a saint.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 9 years
I prob won't be seeing this.
Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 9 years
Dancing With the Stars' Nyle DiMarco, Wanya Morris Prepare to Embody James Brown: Watch the Sneak Peek
Denzel Washington and Spike Lee Skip Oscars 2016
Vince Vaughn To Star In New Comedy About Infidelity With Director Ron Howard 2010-01-06 07:30:00
Jake Gyllenhaal's Famous Friends
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck Buy Pacific Palisades Ranch
Katie Holmes on Set of New Spike Lee Movie | Photos
Pictures of Kate Moss Heading to a Dinner Party With After Eight Mints

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Celebrity & Entertainment