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Jennifer Hudson wows in the full trailer for Aretha Franklin biopic RESPECT
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Jennifer Hudson wows in the full trailer for Aretha Franklin biopic RESPECT

A full 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 was due to be released into UK cinemas in August of 2020, but will now hit UK cinemas on September 10th. 

You can check out the singer's back catalogue here in hmv's online store. 

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