NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP)-
Filming begins Monday in Natchez for "Get On Up," a biopic about the Godfather of Soul, James Brown.
Executive producer Trish Hoffman said extras are still needed for several scenes.
Hoffman said Dan Aykroyd, Jill Scott and Craig Robinson have been added as cast members.
Aykroyd will play Brown's agent, Ben Bart.
Scott, a Grammy-winning singer, will play Brown's second wife, Deidre "Deedee" Jenkins.