Respect

Respect Release Date: August 14, 2020

Respect

The movie Respect is a biopic following Aretha Franklin’s rise, from her beginnings in her father’s choir, to her assent to the Queen of Soul. Jennifer Hudson (Oscar winner for Dreamgirls) was hand picked by Franklin to play her.

Callie Khouri, who wrote Thelma & Louise, wrote the screenplay for Respect, which follows the rise of Franklin’s career — from a child singing in her father’s church choir to a superstar.

Starring: Jennifer Hudson
Directed By: Liesl Tommy
Studio: MGM
MPAA Rating PG-13