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Aretha Franklin biopic "Respect" now in theatres

Photos: Remembering Aretha Franklin
Posted at 5:02 AM, Aug 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-14 11:01:02-04

(WXYZ) — The remarkable true story of musical icon Aretha Franklin has finally made its way into theatres.

"Respect" tells the story of the Queen of Soul's life from a child singing in her father's church choir to her rise to international superstardom.
Included in the films star-studded cast is Jennifer Hudson, Marlon Wayans, Mary J. Blige and Audra McDonald.

Tom Santilli, Film Critic and Executive Producer of Movie Show Plus, shares his take on the highly anticipated biopic as well as footage from his interview with Huson and the film's director, Liesl Tommy.