Jennifer Hudson To Play Aretha Franklin in 'Respect' Biopic (video)

Jennifer Hudson will star as Aretha Franklin in an upcoming biopic schedule to hit theaters in 2020, according to Essence.com!

The film is called "Respect."

Aretha Franklin died in August 2018 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

A 90 minute documentary called "Amazing Grace" is schedule to hit theaters April 5, 2019.

Watch Jennifer Hudson perform Aretha's "Ain't No Way" during the Grammy tribute in March:

 
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