The film, directed by Tate Taylor for Imagine Entertainment and Universal Pictures will be produced by , Jagged Films’ , , and Erica Huggins this November in Mississippi. The script is by and .
It's a pretty impressive role for Ellis, alongside his co-stars , and who will play .
Ellis' last role was as Martin Luther King Jr. in ’ The Butler and his repetoire includes The Express, The Soloist, Secretariat, and The Reluctant Fundamentalist. He is repped by ICM Partners and Brookside Artist Management.
Ellis is always a dynamic on screen presence and versatile actor and no doubt this will prevail to be another excellent performance.
Will you be going to see Get on Up?