The family of music legend Aretha Franklin are urging fans to not support the movie ‘Genius Aretha’ airing now on National Geographic. The family is speaking out against the docu-drama as it does not have their blessing.
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Dang it…I was looking forward to seeing “Respect” about Aretha Franklin’s life starring Jennifer Hudson early next year, but it looks like the movie has been delayed again. According to thejasminebrand, the movie has been delayed again until August of 2021. The reason, of course is the corona virus…Jennifer Hudson says it has always been… Read more »
Uh oh…Aretha Franklin’s niece, Sabrina Owens, is not getting R-E-S-P-E-C-T so out the door she goes. Owens has given up her role as executor of aunt ReRe’s estate. Documents filed indicted that Miss Owens will officially resign in two weeks. Owens also said in a letter to the court, Her primary goal was to honor her aunt (Aretha Franklin)… Read more »
On Friday, we received our first tease of Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in the upcoming movie Respect’. J-Hud dazzles as the “Queen Of Soul” giving us her all as she belts out Franklin’s iconic song. While the teaser doesn’t give anything away, it’s a nice reminder of why Hudson was selected for this role and… Read more »
Online Casting Has Started for “Respect” Movie. Do you or someone you know have what it takes to play a young Aretha Franklin? If so, you should know that an online casting search is going on now to find the person to play a teen Aretha Franklin. MGM is accepting auditions on the web for… Read more »
Governor OKs Aretha Franklin Highway The Governor of Michigan has approved legislation to give the late Aretha Franklin a highway designation. A portion of M-10 in Detroit will be deemed “Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway,” and after signing the bill Governor Gretchen Whitmer said, “Franklin’s creativity and voice contributed to our musical and cultural history… Read more »