Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Watch: Jennifer Hudson Gets It Right as Aretha Franklin in First Teaser for “RESPECT” Biopic Coming Next Summer


Jennifer Hudson, already killing it in “Cats,” is featured in the first teaser trailer for the Aretha Franklin biopic, “Respect.” The movie is still shooting in Atlanta, and comes out next summer. But boy, this is a tantalizing Christmas gift.


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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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