Get On Up, a film on the life of James Brown, has a trailer.  Watch it below.

The movie is expected to release in August.

It is directed by Tate Taylor, who is best known as the director of The Help.  Chadwick Boeseman is portraying James Brown.  He's the same actor who played Jackie Robinson in last year's 42, on the life of the color-barrier breaking baseball player.

The movie also includes Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Craig Robinson.