The life of James Brown is coming to the big screen next year.
According to reports, Brown’s life will be broadcasted in a four-part documentary set to premiere on the A&E Network. The documentary called James Brown: Say It Loud, will be produced by Mick Jagger and The Roots’ Questlove and Black Thought.
The film is set to feature archival footage as well as interviews from the late artist’s friends and people who were close to him.
“James Brown was a brilliant performer who inspired me from the beginning and was deeply committed to the Civil Rights movement,” Mick Jagger said. “I have always admired James and learned so much from him.”
Questlove and Black Thought also released a statement on the project.
“The life of James Brown is significant not only to understand his immense musical impact, which inspires us and other artists to this day but also for the deep and lasting impression he has had on American Culture.”
He went on to said, “Brown’s life is a crucial and timely story of struggle, redemption, and self-identity and we are honored to have the chance to share it.”