By: James Silverwolfe
Nick Eversman has joined the cast of GET ON UP alongside Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd and Jill Scott to name a few. The story follows the life and times of James Brown (Boseman), an American singer and songwriter often referred to as “The Godfather of Soul” who was renowned for his vocals and feverish dancing. Eversman will play a young Mick Jagger.
John Henry Butterworth and Jez Butterworth wrote the most current version of the script that Tate Taylor (“The Help”) will direct. Producing will be (the real) Jagger, Brian Grazer, Victoria Pearman, Erica Huggins and Tate Taylor.
Eversman can be seen currently on the CW’s “The Tomorrow People” reboot and on the film front he’ll turn up in the Reese Witherspoon movie “Wild.”
He is repped by ICM.
Source: Hollywood Reporter