Jan Persson/RedfernsMick Jagger will co-produce a biopic on the late Godfather of Soul, James Brown, according to Deadline.com.
The currently-untitled project is being developed by Ron Howard collaborator Brian Grazer. The Help director Tate Taylor is in talks to helm the film.
Jagger is quoted by Deadline as saying, "It's a great honor to be involved with a project as rich as the story of the legendary James Brown. He was a mesmerizing performer with a fascinating life."
The movie will chronicle Brown's rise as a music legend after growing up in poverty. The lead role hasn't yet been cast.
The project was first proposed before Brown's death in 2006.
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