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James Brown’s biopic “Get On Up” is definitely one of the hottest movies to check out in theaters right now!

Chadwick Boseman plays “The Godfather of Soul” effortlessly , while his cast mates — Viola Davis, Jill Scott, Octavia Spencer and the gorgeous Tika Sumpter — light up the screen. In the movie, Tika plays Yvonne Fair, one of Brown’s former lovers, and she dished to us about her role and learning from her dynamic cast mates. “These are people I want to surround myself with and get better with,” she said of working with the star-studded cast.

See what she told us about being on set in the video above!


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For 2024’s iteration of MadameNoire and HelloBeautiful’s annual series Women to Know, we knew we wanted to celebrate the people who help make the joys of film and television possible. To create art is to create magic. This year, we spotlight Hollywood Executive’s changing the face of cinema.