“Respect”: Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in the film’s new FANTASTIC trailer; Check!



Legendary Soul Queen Aretha Franklin’s long-awaited biopic titled “Respect” has won a fantastic new trailer.


Previously scheduled for December of last year, the film will hit theaters on September 9, 2023.

Jennifer Hudson stars as the iconic performer. The cast also includes Kimberly Scott, Forest Whitaker, Mary J. Blige, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Tate Donovan, Heather Headley and Skye Dakota Turner round out the cast.

In “ Respect: The Story of Aretha Franklin, ” we followed the entire career of muse Aretha Louise Franklin (Hudson), from her childhood, singing in church choirs, to her rise to an icon. musical, a civil rights defender and activist. in favor of women. Aretha was the first woman to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, winning 8 Grammy Awards.

The film is directed by Liesl Tommy (“The Walking Dead“), from a screenplay written by Tracey Scott Wilson.

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