MGM have released the teaser trailer for the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic Respect.
The official synopsis for the film is as follows:
Respect charts the highs and lows of Aretha Franklin’s life and career, from where she began as a young gospel singer in her father’s church choir in Detroit to becoming a international success after signing to Atlantic Records in 1966.
The film is directed by Liesl Tommy, marking her directorial feature debut, and stars Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Mary J. Blige, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Tate Donovan, Skye Dakota Turner, Kimberly Scott, Queen Latifah, Heather Headley and Lodric D. Collins.
Respect is scheduled for cinematic release in the U.S on the 25th December 2020.