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TV actor Nick Eversman to play Mick Jagger in James Brown biopic

6/17/2014
TV actor Nick Eversman to play Mick Jagger in James Brown biopic © AP / Nick Eversman TV actor Nick Eversman to play Mick Jagger in James Brown biopic

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Nick Eversman has been cast as Mick Jagger in the new James Brown biopic, which the Rolling Stones star is producing.

The "CSI: Miami," "House" and "The Tomorrow People" actor will portray the rocker as a much younger man in "The Help" director Tate Taylor's new film, titled "Get On Up."

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According to CinemaBlend.com, Eversman landed the role after moving like Jagger on his audition tape. The actor offered up a side-by-side comparison of his performance to archival footage of the Rolling Stones frontman.

He joins a cast that includes "42" star Chadwick Boseman as Brown, Dan Aykroyd and Taylor's "The Help" stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer.

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