HBO has acquired the U.S. and Canadian TV rights to the feature-length documentary MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN, directed by Oscar® winner Alex Gibney and produced by Mick Jagger, with the debut scheduled for MONDAY, OCT. 27 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
James Brown changed the face of American music forever. Charting his journey from rhythm and blues to funk, MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN was made with the unique cooperation of the Brown Estate, which opened its archives for the first time. The documentary features rare and… HBO Acquires Rights to ‘Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James B | Shadow and Act.