— Hollywood Reporter
Respect is the remarkable true story of Franklin’s journey to find her voice, following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her superstardom. Jennifer Hudson was selected by the Queen of Soul herself to portray her in this film.
Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Mary J. Blige, Skye Dakota Turner, Marc Maron
Director: Liesl Tommy
Rating: Rated PG-13
Runtime: 145 minutes
Genre: Biopic, Music, POC, Woman Directed
Country: United States