During tonight’s BET Awards, we got our first full trailer of Jennifer Hudson as the incomparable Aretha Franklin, along with Marlon Waynes and Mary J. Blige.
RESPECT 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 the music icon’s journey to find her voice.
The movie stars Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Skye Dakota Turner, Tate Donovan, and Mary J. Blige.
RESPECT will release in theaters this December.
Check out the trailer above.