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The Haves and The Have Nots star Tika Sumpter has been cast in the new James Brown biopic 'Get On Up...'

Tika will star as James Brown Revue singer Yvonne Fair who recorded the vocals for "I Found You," which was later reworked into the classic "I Got You (I Feel Good)."

Tika joins Chadwick Boseman as James Brown, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jill Scott, True Blood's Nelsan Ellis and Keith Robinson.

Taraji P. Henson is rumored to be cast as Tami Terrell but that has not been confirmed.

Get on Up is due in theaters August 2014.