MGM have released the official 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 an 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 US cinematic release on the 13th August 2021 and UK and Ireland cinematic release on the 10th September 2021.