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Aretha Franklin got a new life in the person of Jennifer Hudson
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Aretha Franklin got a new life in the person of Jennifer Hudson

News author: Margaret Wilson  /  2019-10-22 22:00:22

Directed by the Tony nominee for the play 'Eclipsed' Liesl Tommy and written by Emmy nominee Tracey Scott Wilson ('Americans'), 'Respect' follows the soul queen, Aretha Franklin, in a biopic that begins with a girl who sings in the choir of her father's church and reaches international stardom.


Until now we had known little about this cinematographic biography; However, little by little Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is releasing details. Today he announced the cast that will give life to the different characters that appeared during the journey of this star who captivated the world with his voice.

It will be Jennifer Hudson, singer and actress, responsible for becoming the great Aretha. In 2004 his voice rose to fame in the American program 'American Idol' and then in the cinema surprised with his performance in 'Dreamgirls', something that earned him the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. Now she is immersed in the musical tape 'Cats', which should reach theaters before the end of the year, and at some point not yet revealed, she will have to warm her voice to interpret such mythical themes as' I say a little prayer '.

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