Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in “Respect”: trailer and exclusive images – La Noticia

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson plays soul legend Aretha Franklin in a biopic named “Respect,” one of the singer’s most famous songs.

The actress had the opportunity to meet Franklin in 2007 and in fact it was the Queen of Soul herself who He asked him to be the protagonist of his biography in the cinema.

In this image provided by MGM Brenda Nicole Moorer as Brenda Franklin, from left, Hailey Kilgore as Carolyn Franklin, Saycon Sengbloh as Erma Franklin and Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in a scene from “Respect.” (Quantrell D. Colbert / MGM via AP)

Playing Aretha Franklin is a dream come true for Jennifer Hudson who after almost 15 years sees the premiere of “Respect: The Aretha Franklin Story” before her eyes.