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Respect - First look at Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in teaser trailer


RESPECT follows the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

Respect is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice. The film stars Jennifer Hudson as Franklin, alongside an ensemble that includes Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Titus Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Skye Dakota Turner, Tate Donovan and Mary J Blige.

The film is directed by Liesl Tommy from a screenplay by Tracey Scott Wilson.

Respect will be released in UK cinemas on January 22, 2021.

Watch the teaser trailer