Respect movie production status is currently Post-Production
December 22, 2019 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.
The life of Aretha Franklin from singing as a child in her father’s church’s choir to becoming an iconic superstar and civil rights activist.
Friday, August 13, 2021 (Nationwide)
Plot: What's the story about?
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.
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Cast: Who stars in it?
Crew: Who's making Respect
A look at the Respect behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Liesl Tommy last directed Born a Crime.
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Production: What we know about Respect
- Callie Khouri, who wrote “Thelma & Louise” and is the creator of TV's Nashville, is writing the script (3/9/19).
- Dreamgirls star Jennifer Hudson was handpicked by Aretha Franklin to play her before the singer's death (1/11/19).
On or about December 22, 2019, the film was in Post-Production status.
On or about January 11, 2019, the film was in Pre-Production status.
Stage director Liesl Tommy is on-board to direct the biopic.
On or about March 16, 2018, the film was in Development status.
Respect Release Date: When is it coming out?
Respect is coming out in 2021 on Friday, August 13, 2021 (Nationwide release). There are 2 other movies coming out on the same date, including Deep Water and Untitled Blumhouse Productions Project II.
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