Jennifer Hudson transforms into Aretha Franklin within the new trailer for the Franklin biopic “Respect.” The movie is about to premiere this December.
The official trailer for “Respect” debuted in the course of the BET Awards on Sunday night time, with the Oscar winner’s highly effective cowl of “Respect” soundtracking the preview.
The clip options scenes of Franklin performing and asserting herself throughout interactions with the lads in her life and people within the music business. Directed by Liesl Tommy, the movie additionally stars Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Forest Whitaker, Mary J. Blige and Marc Maron.
Previous to the trailer’s debut, Hudson lined Franklin’s “Young, Gifted & Black” in the course of the awards present. In an emerald inexperienced robe, Hudson first sat behind a white piano earlier than shifting to a standing microphone. White-clad back-up singers surrounded Hudson for the hanging efficiency.