Mere days after the passing of the Godfather of Soul, Spike Lee has signed on to direct a feature chronicling the life of James Brown, Variety reports. Lee will first rewrite the latest of several drafts of the script, which has been tossed around for years and boasts Brown's blessing (as well as all music rights). He'll then hopefully begin production by late 2007, perhaps early 2008. Hey, Jamie Foxx, do you feel good?