Musicals are a favorite subject matter for Hollywood biopics; the industry has a long history of creating them. In contrast, Bohemian Rhapsody shattered box office records and became the sixth-highest-grossing picture of 2018 in the globe. One of the best films of all time, Amadeus (based on Mozart’s life), is still considered one of the finest. Respect is about the life of American soul singer Aretha Franklin and will be released in theatres this summer. Aretha Franklin biopic: all you need to know
Respect – Updates on release date for the show
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic, the Respect movie has also been delayed numerous times. A release date has been set, according to sources. “Queen of Soul” biopic will be released on August 13, 2021.
There are a lot of questions that fans have concerning the Respect movie streaming online, but no official announcements have been made yet. Fans in India would have to wait for news about the Respect movie OTT Release or even theatrical release. From August 4 to 14, the film will also be screened at the 74th Locarno Film Festival in the Piazza Grande Section.
Respect – Updates on casting members and plotline
Aretha Franklin will be portrayed by Jennifer Hudson in the movie. According to rumours, Franklin, who died in 2018, chose Hudson to play the role of herself. Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Mary J. Blige, Forest Whitaker and Marlon Wayans will all be in the cast of Respect, along with Marc Maron and Audra McDonald.
As well as Franklin’s rise to fame, the film will cover her personal and professional life. Her husbands were Ted White, who was her manager, and C.L. Franklin.
“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 Franklin’s journey to find her voice.”