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Releases January 15, 2021
The life story of legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin.

Director:

Liesl Tommy

Writers:

Tracey Scott Wilson (story by), Callie Khouri (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Updated: 14 January 2020
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Hudson ... Aretha Franklin
Forest Whitaker ... C. L. Franklin
Audra McDonald ... Barbara Franklin
Saycon Sengbloh ... Erma Franklin
Hailey Kilgore ... Carolyn Franklin
Brenda Nicole Moorer ... Brenda Franklin
Marlon Wayans ... Ted White
Marc Maron ... Jerry Wexler
Tituss Burgess ... Reverend Dr. James Cleveland
Kimberly Scott ... Mama Franklin
LeRoy McClain ... Cecil Franklin
Tate Donovan ... John Hammond
Albert Jones ... Ken Cunningham
Beau Scheier ... Joe Arnold
Myk Watford Myk Watford ... Rick Hall
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The life story of legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

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Aretha Franklin herself hand-picked Jennifer Hudson to play her. See more »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 2021 (USA) See more »

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2.39 : 1
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