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Are you ready for the first look of Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin?

MGM has just released a sneak peek at what you can expect to see in the new film, RESPECT. The film, set to hit theaters on October 9th, 2020 tells the story of Aretha Franklin’s rise to stardom. Viewers will get an inside look at The Queen of Soul’s journey from singing as a child in her father’s church to international stardom!

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The cast also includes: 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

RESPECT is directed by Liesl Tommy and produced by Scott Bernstein and Harvey Mason Jr. Tracey Scott Wilson wrote the film while Stacy Sher, Sue Baden-Powell, Aaron L. Gilbert, and Jason Cloth served as executive producers.

Let us know in the comments if you’ll be heading to the movie theaters to see RESPECT.

 

Featured Image obtained on the official MGM YouTube channel