Liesl Tommy
Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker & Marlon Wayans
Aug 13th, 2021
Jennifer Hudson is set to portray the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin in the biographical drama aptly titled, Respect. From the screenplay of Tracey Scott Wilson, Liesl Tommy directs the musical drama. Hudson is joined by Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Mary J. Blige, Marc Maron, Tate Donovan, and Tituss Burgess. Before Franklin’s death in August 2018, she took on an active role in the development of the project. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Bron Creative produced the film to be distributed by United Artists Releasing and Universal Pictures. The original theatrical release of August 14 was deferred to October 9, 2020. Respect is directed by Liesl Tommy and was released on Aug 13th, 2021.

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Cinema Release Date Friday August 13, 2021
DVD Release date Tuesday September 28, 2021
Netflix DVD release date Tuesday September 28, 2021
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Production details

Director Liesl Tommy's Drama & Music movie Respect is produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer & Bron Studios & was released 2021-08-12.

Costs: $0
Box Office Results: $31,217,372
Length/Runtime: 145 min
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