R_09165_RC Jennifer Hudson stars as Aretha Franklin and Mary J. Blige as Dinah Washington in RESPECT A Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures film Photo credit: Quantrell D. Colbert

Respect is an upcoming American biographical drama film based on the life of American singer Aretha Franklin.

Directed by Liesl Tommy from a screenplay by Tracey Scott Wilson, it stars Jennifer Hudson in the leading role, with Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Karen Clark Sheard, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Skye Dakota Turner, Tate Donovan, and Mary J. Blige.

The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on August 13, 2021.

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