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R.E.S.P.E.C.T. A Celebration of The Legendary Queen Of Soul Will Launch National Tour PhotoR.E.S.P.E.C.T. A Celebration of The Legendary Queen Of Soul Will Launch National Tour in Brooklyn
by Grace Cutler - June 23, 2022

The national tour of R.E.S.P.E.C.T. will begin at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn on Thursday, October 6. The tour's official opening night will take place on Friday, October 7 with the final Brooklyn performance on Saturday, October 8.
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks Playing Aretha Franklin on THE VIEW PhotoVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks Playing Aretha Franklin on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - January 17, 2022

Jennifer Hudson appeared on The View today to discuss her performance as Aretha Franklin in the recent Respect biopic. Watch Hudson discuss the singer's impact and Franklin's friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr. in the new interview now!
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Says She Auditioned for the Role of Aretha Franklin for Over a PhotoVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Says She Auditioned for the Role of Aretha Franklin for Over a Decade
by Stage Tube - August 18, 2021

Jennifer Hudson talks about when she first met Aretha Franklin, the role the artist's music played in her life and returning to the stage.
Photos: Broadway Stars Attend Industry Screening of RESPECT PhotoPhotos: Broadway Stars Attend Industry Screening of RESPECT
by Bruce Glikas - August 13, 2021

Earlier this week, the New York Theatre community gathered for a private screening of the upcoming film RESPECT, which is out in theatres starting today, August 13. Star of the film, Jennifer Hudson, director Liesl Tommy and more were on hand for the big night.
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson, Hailey Kilgore & Saycon Sengbloh Write 'Respect' in a Clip Fr PhotoVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson, Hailey Kilgore & Saycon Sengbloh Write 'Respect' in a Clip From the New Aretha Franklin Biopic!
by Stage Tube - August 11, 2021

The Franklin sisters collaborate on writing the title song in this new clip from the biopic.
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs 'Think' in a New Clip From RESPECT! PhotoVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs 'Think' in a New Clip From RESPECT!
by Stage Tube - August 10, 2021

Hear Hudson sing one of Aretha Franklin's most iconic songs.
Jennifer Hudson Will Promote RESPECT on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN PhotoJennifer Hudson Will Promote RESPECT on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by TV News Desk - August 5, 2021

Additional guests for next week's shows include Whitney Cummings, Sanaa Lathan, Susan Kelechi Watson, and Julianne Moore.
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs the Title Song in This New Clip From RESPECT! PhotoVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs the Title Song in This New Clip From RESPECT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 30, 2021

Jennifer Hudson belts out Aretha Franklin's most iconic song, 'Respect,' in this new clip from the film of the same name.
VIDEO: See Audra McDonald, Jennifer Hudson, Tituss Burgess & More in a New RESPECT Fe PhotoVIDEO: See Audra McDonald, Jennifer Hudson, Tituss Burgess & More in a New RESPECT Featurette!
by Stage Tube - July 20, 2021

McDonald is the recipient of a record-breaking six Tony Awards; Hudson won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Effie White in Dreamgirls; and Burgess is known for Broadway roles in The Little Mermaid and Jersey Boys.
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks About Playing 'The Person' Versus 'The Icon' in RESPECT! PhotoVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Talks About Playing 'The Person' Versus 'The Icon' in RESPECT!
by Stage Tube - July 19, 2021

Oprah sits down with Oscar and Grammy award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson to discuss her new role as the legendary Aretha Franklin in the upcoming biopic “Respect” available in theatres starting August 13. 
LISTEN: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)' From RESPECT; Co-Writ PhotoLISTEN: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)' From RESPECT; Co-Written by Carole King!
by TV News Desk - June 18, 2021

Hear the new Carole King-cowritten track from the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic.
Jennifer Hudson Announces New RESPECT Original Song Out Friday PhotoJennifer Hudson Announces New RESPECT Original Song Out Friday
by TV News Desk - June 16, 2021

Listen to a preview of “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home),” which highlights Hudson’s earthquaking range with a seismic crescendo.
VIDEO: See Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald & More in the Trailer for Aretha Franklin  PhotoVIDEO: See Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald & More in the Trailer for Aretha Franklin Biopic RESPECT!
by Stage Tube - May 19, 2021

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.
RESPECT, Starring Jennifer Hudson, Release Pushed Back to January 2021 PhotoRESPECT, Starring Jennifer Hudson, Release Pushed Back to January 2021
by Stephi Wild - July 23, 2020

The upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect, starring Jennifer Hudson, has pushed its release day back to January 15, 2021, during MLK weekend.
Photo Flash: See Jennifer Hudson, Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker & Mary J. Blige in R PhotoPhoto Flash: See Jennifer Hudson, Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker & Mary J. Blige in RESPECT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 29, 2020

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.
VIDEO: Watch Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in the Official Teaser Trailer For RE PhotoVIDEO: Watch Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in the Official Teaser Trailer For RESPECT
by Stage Tube - June 29, 2020

The official teaser trailer has been released for the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect, starring Jennifer Hudson!