WATCH Jennifer Hudson embody Aretha Franklin
as she becomes the Queen of Soul in a new behind-the-scenes look at the making of the upcoming film RESPECT
Also featuring commentary from Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Mary J. Blige,
director Liesl Tommy, screenwriter Tracey Scott Wilson, and more.
Listen to Jennifer Hudson’s new original song “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)”
Co-written by Carole King, Jennifer Hudson, and Jamie Hartman; Produced by will.i.am
Find out what it means.
IN THEATERS AUGUST 13TH
Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice.
DIRECTOR: Liesl Tommy
SCREENPLAY BY: Tracey Scott Wilson
STORY BY: Callie Khouri and Tracey Scott Wilson
PRODUCERS: Harvey Mason Jr., Scott Bernstein, p.g.a., Jonathan Glickman, Stacey Sher
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Jennifer Hudson, Liesl Tommy, Sue Baden-Powell, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth
CAST: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Kimberly Scott, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Heather Headley, Skye Dakota Turner, Tate Donovan and Mary J. Blige
FROM METRO GOLDWYN MAYER PICTURES, IN ASSOCIATION WITH BRON CREATIVE AND ONE COMMUNITY