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Respect Trailer Transforms Jennifer Hudson Into the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin

Respect Trailer Transforms Jennifer Hudson Into the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin

The first trailer for Respect has landed. Jennifer Hudson is playing Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, in the movie, which will undoubtedly get some more hype when awards season begins. Hudson, already known for being a great singer, has stepped up her game in a major way for the upcoming movie and we've only seen a few minutes of footage at this time. There is a reason that Franklin handpicked the actress to play her on the big screen before her death.

Respect takes a look at the life of Aretha Franklin from singing in her father's church choir to becoming one of the most famous voices of all time. The movie also charts some of the setbacks she faced along the way, which were abundant. The project has been in the works for a number of years, with Franklin on board until her death in 2018. At this time,

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