First look at new Aretha Franklin bio-pic, ‘RESPECT’ starring Jennifer Hudson

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FILE – In this Tuesday, May 17, 2011 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during a star-studded double-taping of “Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular,” in Chicago. A judge is expected to consider a request for a handwriting expert to examine wills discovered in couch cushions after Aretha Franklin’s death. A hearing is scheduled Tuesday in Oakland County Probate Court, north of Detroit. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) – The trailer is now out for the new movie, ‘RESPECT’ about the life of International Superstar Aretha Franklin.

The movie starring Academy Award winner, Jennifer Hudson follows the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church choir to international superstardom.

‘RESPECT’ is the true story of the music legend.

The movie stars Jennifer Hudson, Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker, Audra McDonald, and Mary J. Blige.

The movie is set to hit theaters in December.

Watch the movie trailer below:

By: Kenny Lopez

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