Jennifer Hudson Gives Stunning Performance In First Clip Of Aretha Franklin Biopic

The actor/singer portrays the late Queen of Soul in the film that is set to hit theaters in August.

8/1/2021 1:38:00 AM

The actor/singer portrays the late Queen of Soul in the film that is set to hit theaters in August.

The actor/singer portrays the late Queen of Soul in the film that is set to hit theaters in August.

In an interview with People in 2019, she said she had“I just hope I make her proud [and] do her justice,” Hudson said at the time.Franklin died in August 2018 at age 76.Other cast members in “Respect,” which is directed by Liesl Tommy, include Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess and Mary J. Blige.

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Hudson posted a photo on Instagram on Friday of the cast and crew behind the biopic. She said in the caption that every department involved with the film “put their heart and soul into this production.” Read more: HuffPostWomen »

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