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Mick Jagger Role Cast for James Brown Biopic

Image courtesy of Facebook.com/JamesBrown (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Facebook.com/JamesBrown (via ABC News Radio)

An actor who stars on the CW network will play Mick Jagger in the upcoming James Brown biopic.

Nick Eversman , who appears on the new CW series Tomorrow People , will portray the Rolling Stones frontman in Get On Up , according to The Hollywood Reporter . In the movie, a young Jagger will cross paths with Brown at a concert where the Godfather of Soul "becomes enraged."

Eversman, 27, has a small connection to the Stones -- he sang the band's "Time Is On My Side" for the 2011 HBO movie Cinema Verite .

42 actor Chadwick Boseman will star as Brown. The cast also includes The Help actresses Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer , as well as Dan Aykroyd and The Office actor Craig Robinson .

Get On Up is currently being shot in Atlanta.  It's scheduled to premiere October 17, 2014.

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