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Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in the first teaser for new biopic RESPECT
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Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in the first teaser for new biopic RESPECT

A first teaser trailer for RESPECT, the new biopic of singer Aretha Franklin, has arrived. Click below to watch it:

Dreamgirls star Jennifer Hudson plays the singer. The film will chart her career from a childhood singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom. 

Starring alongside Hudson are Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Tate Donovan, Heather Headley, Skye Dakota Turner, and Mary J. Blige.

Theatre veteran Liesl Tommy directs, working from a script from Tracy Scott Wilson. 

RESPECT will be released into UK cinemas on August 21st in 2020. 

 

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