The trailer of Respect is released, which is the Biopic of Aretha Franklin. Respect is an upcoming American film. It will portray the life of the singer Aretha Franklin. Liesl Tommy directed the movie. Also, Scott Bernstein and Hervey Mason Jr produced it. It stars Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin, as we can see in the trailer.
Other stars are Marlon Wayans, Mary J. Blige, Hailey Kilgore, Audra McDonald. Also, Forest Whitaker, Saycon Sengbioh. And Tituss Burgess, Tate Donovan, Skye Dakota Turner are starring in the movie.
Above all, Jennifer Hudson is winning every individual’s hearts as Aretha Franklin in the new trailer of the upcoming movie. The film follows Aretha’s life from singing in her father’s church. To legendary musicians of all time.
National Geographic is making a documentary on Aretha Franklin. It stars Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin. Eventually, National Geographic is all set to release a biopic documentary.
Aretha Franklin Life:
Aretha Louise Franklin was born on March 25, 1942. She was an American singer, Actress, Songwriter, and Pianist. Aretha began her singing in her father’s church. At the age of 18, she started as a recording artist for Columbia Records. Finally, she found her success after signing with Atlantic Records in 1956.
Aretha’s popular albums are Lady Soul, Spirit in the Dark, Amazing Grace, etc. Moreover, Aretha won 18 Grammy Awards. She won the first eight awards for Best Female R&B Vocal performance (1968-1975). Furthermore, She was nominated 44 times during her career. Aretha died at the age of 76 on August 16, 2018. Due to pancreatic cancer. In the initial stage of the film, Aretha herself was involved.
Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin
Skye Dakota Turner as Young Aretha Franklin
Forest Whitaker as C. L Franklin
Hailey Kilgore as Carolyn Franklin
Kimberly Scott as Mama Franklin
Saycon Sengbioh as Erma Franklin
Marlon Wayans as Ted White
Mary J. Blige as Dinah Washington
Audra McDonald as Barbara Sigeers Franklin
Tituss Burgess as James Cleveland
Tate Donovan as John Hammond
Lodric D. Collins as Smokey Robinson
Heather Headley as Clara Ward
Respect movie: Release
The movie initially scheduled to release on August 14, 2020. But, the date backed to October 9. Due to coronavirus pandemic. However, Respect will make its way to theatre on Christmas Day. On December 25, 2020. The movie followed by a worldwide release on January 15.
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