A new trailer for the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic RESPECT has been released. The film was originally scheduled to be released in January 2021 and was postponed to August 13, 2021 last fall. Jennifer Hudson plays Franklin. In the new trailer, you can see Marc Maron as music producer Jerry Wexler, Mary J. Blige as Dinah Washington and Forest Whitaker as Franklin’s father, the Reverend CL Franklin. Check this out below.

Earlier this year, National Geographic debuted a biopic series about the singer Genius: Aretha, starring Cynthia Erivo as Franklin. The singer’s immediate family spoke out against the series, citing the lack of participation and called on fans to boycott it.

Read Pitchfork’s epilogue, “How Aretha Franklin earned her crown as Queen of Soul”.