Showrunner Suzan Lori-Parks is leading the charge.
"Respect" arrives in theaters this Christmas.
The singer-actress will star as Aretha Franklin in the forthcoming biopic about the legendary singer's life.
The "Harriet" actress will play the Queen of Soul in an upcoming installment of NatGeo's anthology series "Genius."
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The new teaser for the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic, "Respect," dropped Friday, featuring Hudson tackling the late singer's iconic song.
The biopic, "Respect," is set for an August 2020 release.
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Nat Geo's "Genius" premieres in Spring 2020.
Kelly Price, Erica Campbell and Regina Belle Pay Tribute To Aretha Franklin At The Stellars On Easter Sunday
The powerhouse vocalists came together to honor the Queen of Soul's gospel roots.
Franklin, who passed away back in August, was given the award for her incredible contributions to art and culture.
"Respect" will take a look at Franklin’s journey from a young church choir standout to a respected international superstar.
Fantasia, Andra Day and Yolanda Adams will work together to celebrate Franklin’s life and career onstage.
The Queen of Soul left a heap of tax debt, according to a new report.
CBS will produce “Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul” in January 2019.
Recorded and filmed in 1972, the doc features Franklin's incredible performances at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.