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Behind-the-scenes with Jennifer Hudson in Aretha Franklin biopic Respect

Published 3 August 2021

Following the rise of Aretha Franklins career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice.

The film, available to watch in cinemas across the UK from 10 September, stars Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Tate Donovan, Heather Headley, Skye Dakota Turner and the icon Mary J. Blige.

Packed with soul, talent and lots of respect for the iconic Aretha Franklin’s legacy, this explosive movie is a must-watch for musical fans. Watch how Jennifer transformed into Aretha Franklin in this behind-the-scenes look at the making of RESPECT.



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