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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