Jennifer Hudson transforms into the late great Aretha Franklin in the upcoming musical biopic Respect.
The MGM film will chronicle the legendary singer's humble beginnings and her rise to superstardom. Known for hits like "Think", "Natural Woman" and her version of "I Say A Little Prayer," Aretha is widely regarded as the one and only Queen of Soul. She passed away on August 16, 2018 due to cancer.
Check out the trailer of Respect here:
Directed by Liesl Tommy, Respect also stars Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker, Queen Latifah , and Mary J. Blige. The film is slated for release in December.