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Video: Nelsan Ellis on playing Bobby Bird in “Get On Up”

Video: Nelsan Ellis on playing Bobby Bird in “Get On Up”

nelsanellisgetonupinterviewTrue Blood’s Lafayette, Nelsan Ellis plays Billy Bird in the new bio-pic based on legendary singer, James Brown.  In a video interview below from the 20th annual Essence Festival EURweb’s Lee Bailey caught up Taylor, Boseman, and co-star Nelsan Ellis (Bobby Bird).

In addition to Taylor’s comments, Boseman and Ellis provided insight on the challenges with filming what is sure to become a classic .

See the video below:

 

 

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