Chadwick Boseman On Becoming James Brown In 'Get On Up'

Chadwick Boseman On Becoming James Brown In 'Get On Up'

Chadwick Boseman tackled the role of Jackie Robinson in “42” and now he’s taking on another iconic personality, James Brown, in “Get On Up,” in theaters now. So, how did he prepare himself to bring the godfather of soul to life?

Hollywood" provided by -- Final 45 time now. Chadwick Boseman tackled the role of Jackie Robinson in "42." Now he's taking on James brown in "Get on up" which is in theaters now. Bring the godfather of soul to life he worked with a choreographer to get those dance moves down tight. Bye-bye. Five hours a day, five days a week of official rehearsal. Then I would go home and study. He'd give me assignments and I'd go home and study, read the biographies and all of that was part of it. Then dance again while at night, you know, then go in the morning and dance one more time. So it was just an intense process.