Octavia Spencer 'Why I Wanted A Role' In "Get On Up" (Watch)

July 23, 2014 3:58 PM

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Octavia Spencer 'Why I Wanted A Role' In "Get On Up" (Watch)

*”I wanted to be a part of James Brown’s legacy!” Proclaimed Oscar winner Octavia Spencer. “I wanted to be directed by my best friend (Tate Taylor) on a project, I knew he would slay and he did! And work with Chadwick Boseman. And of course Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer. I feel very blessed to be a part of this.”

In “Get on Up,” the veteran character actress plays Aunt Honey, the woman who took in young Brown when he had nowhere else to go.

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