Jennifer Hudson will fulfill Aretha Franklin’s request and star in leading role of Aretha Franklin – a biographical drama film of the late legend.
The movie will co-star Marlon Wayans, who plays Frankin’s first husband, Ted White. The filmalso stars Forest Whitaker as the legendary singer’s father C. L. Franklin, Mary J. Blige as Dinah Washington, Audra McDonald as her mother Barbara Siggers Franklin, Hailey Kilgore as her sister Carolyn Franklin, and Marc Maron as Atlantic Records producer.
‘ARETHA’ will appear in theaters everywhere October 9th, 2020.
Watch the first trailer below!