Respect is a biographical drama that is going to get released soon. The plot of the drama film based on Aretha Franklin a singer. The series will depict the young years and career of singer Aretha Franklin who is an unforgettable icon. The director of the drama is Liesl Tommy and the screenplay done by Tracey Scott Wilson. It is going to be one of the best releases of this year so stay tuned. Know the Respect Movie release date here.
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When is the release date?
The film is set to release this year on 25 December. At this date, the film will have a limited release, and only on January 15, 2021, it will be available for the global audience. So this amazing series will release on Christmas. There is a trailer also released which showcased some of the exciting depictions of the bygone era. The ladies and gents of that age surely looked stylish with their dresses and shoes.
What can we expect from Respect?
The film will depict the life story of the great singer, writer, pianist and actress Aretha Louise Franklin. It will showcase how Franklin started her singing career from singing as a child in New Bethel Baptist Church situated at Michigan, Detroit. Then when she turned eighteen she became a professional singer part of Columbia Records. She gained commercial success through her deal with Atlantic records. Some of her hits songs will also get featured in the film such as “I Never Loved a Man”, “Chain of Fools”, “I Say a Little Prayer”. Her song Respect which is the title aptly chosen for the film may also get featured. Because of her singing, she became called the “Queen of Soul”.
Liesl Tommy has certainly done a great job on the casting. The visuals released in the trailer also captures the brilliance of the 90s era. Franklin died at age seventy-six in 2018 so there is a lot of history. We do not know how many events of her life will get depicted in the film however we can be sure that it will be wonderful.
Respect Movie Trailer
The cast details
– Jennifer Hudson will play as Aretha Franklin
She is the great singer who was later called Queen of Soul for her songs.
– Forest Whitaker will play as C. L. Franklin
He was the Baptist minister of a church and also a civil rights activist. He is well known as the man having a million-dollar voice.
– Marlon Wayans will play as Ted White
He was a businessman and songwriter who was the first husband of Aretha Franklin. He also served as her manager.
– Audra McDonald will play as Barbara Siggers Franklin
She was the mother of Anne Franklin and wife of a Baptist minister.
– Marc Maron will play as Jerry Wexler
He was one of the major record producers in the 90s era.
– Tituss Burgess will play as James Cleveland
He was a popular American singer and composer. He mixed gospel songs with many music forms.
Respect is going to be a great film because it has great casts. It is also based on the life of a prolific singer who turned the heads of many people with her voice and persona.