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Watch: Jennifer Hudson Transforms into Aretha Franklin in New Trailer Biopic 'Respect'

Monday June 29, 2020
Jennifer Hudson in the trailer for "Respect."
Jennifer Hudson in the trailer for "Respect."  (Source:YouTube Still)

The first trailer for the Aretha Franklin biopic, starring Jennifer Hudson as the iconic singer, "Respect" is here.

In the clip, the Oscar-winning Hudson transforms herself into the Queen of Soul. The trailer shows her stunning stage performances as well as her work during the Civil Rights movement.

Directed by Liesl Tommy, Mary J. Blige, Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker, Audra McDonald, Tituss Burgess, Heather Headley and Marc Maron also star in the film.

No official date for "Respect" has been given but it is expected to hit theaters later this year.

Check out the trailer below.


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