See And Hear Jennifer Hudson For The First Time As Aretha Franklin In Respect

Respect will follow the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom. Marking the first authorized feature film based on Franklin’s life, the movie directed by Tony-nominee Liesl Tommy (Broadway’s Eclipsed) and is written by Emmy-nominee Tracey Scott Wilson (The Americans, Fosse/Verdon).

The film also stars Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Skye Dakota Turner, Tate Donovan, and Mary J. Blige.

Respect will be released on October 9, 2020.

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