Today, Universal Pictures released the brand first image, trailer and poster for their upcoming biopic of music icon Aretha Franklin, Respect.

Synopsis:

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s 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.

Have a look at this incredible cast list! Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Tate Donovan, Heather Headley, Skye Dakota Turner and Mary J. Blige.

Respect is directed by Liesl Tommy, written by Tracey Scott Wilson and produced by Scott Bernstein and Harvey Mason Jr and sings into cinemas (hopefully) 22nd January 2021.

Ben Peyton

I'm a former actor and now full-time dad and husband. My passion for movies has led me to being Time & Leisure Magazine's resident film critic. I also write for The Movie Waffler and Filmhounds Magazine. To get in touch, click on the contact link. Thanks for stopping by!

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