Get On Up Trailer: How Can You Get Up When You Ain't Been Down!

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Get On Up has released its latest trailer and it paints an even more emotionally powerful journey than the first Get On Up trailer -- which still was pretty powerful! 

Chadwick Boseman, hot on the heels of playing Jackie Robinson in 42​, is James Brown in this biopic that lands from the director of The Help, Tate Taylor. It also features some of his Oscar-nominated (and winning) cast from that film -- including Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis. 

Get On Up lands in theaters August 1, and Universal has also released the film's first poster.

Check it out below and click through and witness all of our Get On Up stills that tease this intense and incredible American success story that is the life of James Brown.  

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