Respect: Here’s Why Jennifer Hudson Was Perfect to Play Aretha Franklin

Referred to as the “Queen of Soul”, Aretha Franklin is one of the greatest American artists of all time. Known for hit songs such as “I Say a Little Prayer”, “Respect”, and “Never Gonna Break my Faith”, over 75 million of her records have been sold worldwide. Franklin has placed ninth twice on Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Artists of All Time”. Leaving behind an incredible legacy, finding the right actress to play Aretha Franklin in a musical biopic could have been a very difficult task.

Jennifer Hudson was the perfect actress to play the Queen of Soul in the 2021 Aretha Franklin biopic. Here’s why.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed

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