Respect movie is currently in Post-Production
December 22, 2019 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.
Friday, October 9, 2020 (Nationwide)
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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.
Respect Plot: What's the story?
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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Respect Cast: Who stars in it?
- Jennifer Hudson ... Aretha Franklin
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- Mary J. Blige
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- Marc Maron
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Film Details & Notes: What do 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).
Crew and Production Credits: 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.
Respect Trailers & Videos
Production Timeline: When did the Respect come together?
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 2020 on Friday, October 9, 2020 (Nationwide release). There are 2 other movies coming out on the same date, including Death on the Nile and The Witches.
- United States
- October 9, 2020 Nationwide
- October 9, 2020
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