Director Spike Lee is forging ahead with his biopic film on music icon James Brown, and is excited to have actor Wesley Snipes fill Brown’s shoes, though he won’t sing his songs, according to MTV News. Lee shared his plans to use Brown’s voice for all the songs in the film to keep the authenticity of the music. Along with preparing for the role, Snipes is in the midst of an appeal for his three-year sentence for unpaid taxes.—BB
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