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Big Al's Movie Picks: GET ON UP, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

 
Posted August 1st, 2014 @ 11:51am

 Big Al of V101 talked to Amy Lewis of Newsradio KFBK about his movie picks Get On Up and Guardians of the Galaxy!

 

...and here is J-Beezy, the "statue toy" Al and Amy talked about...

 

GET ON UP (Bio-Pic)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? The incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown.

WHO'S IN IT? Chadwick Boseman, Jill Scott, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer

Mick Jagger is one of the producers. Nick Eversman plays the Rolling Stones singer in the flick.

The film was shot in Natchez and Jackson, Mississippi.

 

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (Sci-Fi/Action)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb.

WHO'S IN IT? Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper (voice), Vin Diesel (voice), Lee Pace, Djimon Hounsou, Benicio Del Toro, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Karen Gillan

A sequel has already been announced for 2017.

Chris Pratt lost 60 pounds in six months to prepare for his role.

Zoe Saldana nearly broke Chris's ribs while filming a fight sequence.

Adam Sandler, David Tennant, Jim Carrey and H. Jon Benjamin (Bob's Burgers) were considered to voice Rocket Raccoon. Bradley Cooper got the part.

Lee Pace, Cam Gigandet, James Marsden, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Aaron Paul, Glenn Howerton and John Krasinski auditioned for the role of Peter Quill, which went to Chris Pratt.

The movie is based on the 2008 comic team, but features Yondu, a member of the original 1969 comic team.

 By the way, here are 25 things you DON'T know about James Brown:

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