HomePop ConfidentialMoviesTika Sumpter Joins James Brown Biopic Luke Kerr November 15, 2013 The Haves and Have Nots and former One Life to Live star Tika Sumpter has joined the cast of Get On Up, the film based on James Brown's life, according to Deadline. Tika Sumpter has joined the cast of Universal’s James Brown biopic Get On Up. She will play Yvonne Fair, a singer in the James Brown Revue who recorded Brown’s “I Found You,” which later was reworked into his classic “I Got You (I Feel Good).” Tate Taylor is directing the pic, which stars Chadwick Boseman as the Godfather of Soul along with Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Nelsan Ellis. Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth and Steven Baigelman wrote the script, and Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger are producing along with Victoria Pearman and Erica Huggins. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.