Jennifer Hudson Slays As Aretha Franklin In First Teaser For “RESPECT”

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#Roommates, from the second it was announced that Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson would play Aretha Franklin in a biography – we knew she would kill it , Now the first footage of the upcoming film has been released and it is everything and much more.

Before she died prematurely in August 2018, the legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, chose Jennifer Hudson to play in the series Film About Her Life – and based on the recently released teaser clip there J Hud everything she has.

The clip begins with Jennifer singing an acappella version of Franklin's signature hit “Respect”. “She's Dressed A sparkling gold dress with a short wig inspired by the 1960s with the word“ RESPECT ”flashing in the background Whitaker, Mary J. Blige, Marlon Wayans, Tituss Burgess, Audra McDonald and Heather Headley. "RESPECT" will record Aretha's life from her beginnings in her father's church through her abusive first marriage to her rise as one of the most iconic and respected women in music history.

with early filming in New York and Atlanta. A Prime Awards Season slot was also awarded next year when it is due to hit theaters in late October.

During her recent appearance on Kelly Clarkson's talk show, Jennifer said that she was chosen by Aretha herself The Role:

“She is an icon that we all love, respect and admire. She called me and said, "I made my decision and you are the one I want to play against. But don't tell anyone … Ma & # 39; am, I won't say anything. I will do anything you tell me "

We can't wait to see it!

Roommates, what do you think about it?

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