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The life story of legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin.

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Status: post production
Status Updated: 14 Jan 2020

Cast

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Aretha Franklin
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C. L. Franklin
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Barbara Franklin
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Erma Franklin
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Carolyn Franklin
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Brenda Franklin
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Ted White
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Jerry Wexler
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Reverend Dr. James Cleveland
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Mama Franklin
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Cecil Franklin
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John Hammond
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Ken Cunningham
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Joe Arnold
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Rick Hall
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Spooner Oldham
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Young Carolyn
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Clarence
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Young Aretha Franklin
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Young Erma
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Young Cecil Franklin
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Edward
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Dinah Washington
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Martin Luther King Jr.
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Jimmy Johnson
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Miss Gold
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Clara Ward
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Roger Hawkins
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Tommy Cogbill
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Alice
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Earline (as Christen Roberts)
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David Hood
M. Jearl Vinot ...
Sydney Pollack
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Smokey Robinson
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Edward (7-10)
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Young Clarence
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Tom Dowd
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Formal Guest
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Sam Cooke
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Ted White's Prostitute
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New York Fan
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Reporter (as Chl)
Beorht Lewinski ...
Cute Guy (as Bright Ayisi)
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Upscale Party Guest
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VIP Concert Fan
Alexandra McGuire ...
Jazz Club Patron
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Hal
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Grieving Mother
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Party Guest
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Audience member
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Audience Member
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Ralph Abernathy
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Ella Fitzgerald
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Ahmet Ertegun Founder Atlantic Records
Shawn Ray Cartel ...
Church guest
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Secretary Linda
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House Party Guest
Corey Jason Thomas ...
New Bethal Deacon
Demetrius B. Banks ...
Church Choir Singer (singingVoice)
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Drummer (Young Aretha scene)
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Charlie Chalmers
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Ted JR
Nichaela 'Noire' Eugene ...
Choir Singer
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Choir Director
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Black Singer (uncredited)
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Cavanagh (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
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Concert Goer (uncredited)
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Elegant Guest (uncredited)
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Ted's Doorman (uncredited)
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Cute Guy (uncredited)
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Harlem House Party Guest (uncredited)
Zach Catanzareti ...
Concert Fan (uncredited)
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Security Guard / Ball Attendee (uncredited)
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Party Girl (uncredited)
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Elegant Party Guest (uncredited)
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Handsome Black Woman (uncredited)
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Concert Atendee (uncredited)
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Teenager (uncredited)
John Giorgio ...
Chips Moman (uncredited)
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Sharecropper (uncredited)
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Grieving Father (uncredited)
Jay D. Kacho ...
A&R Exec (uncredited)
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Outdoor Art Salesman (uncredited)
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Young Man #1 (uncredited)
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Olga (uncredited)
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Park Goer (uncredited)
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Concertgoer (uncredited)
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Concert Attendee / Church Member / Awards Concert Attendee / VIP (uncredited)
Mason Pike ...
Violin Player (uncredited)
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Painting Salesman (uncredited)
Damani Sease ...
Cute Guy (uncredited)
Carla Shinall ...
Fan (uncredited)
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Record Executive / French Fan / New York Fan (uncredited)
Eric Daniel Stumpp ...
Reporter (uncredited)
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Party Guest / Concert Attendee / Church Member (uncredited)
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Teen #2 (uncredited)
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Concert fan (uncredited)
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Choir Member (uncredited)
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Tyrell / Bellhop (uncredited)
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Party Guest / Church Member / Concert Attendee (uncredited)
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Hans (uncredited)
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Count Basie (uncredited)

Directed by

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Liesl Tommy

Written by

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Tracey Scott Wilson ... (story by)
 
Callie Khouri ... (story by)
 
Tracey Scott Wilson ... (screenplay by)
 
Tracey Scott Wilson ... (screenwriter)
 
Tracey Scott Wilson ... (story)

Produced by

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Sue Baden-Powell ... executive producer
Scott Bernstein ... producer (p.g.a.)
Jason Cloth ... executive producer
Aaron L. Gilbert ... executive producer
Jonathan Glickman ... producer
Jennifer Hudson ... executive producer
Harvey Mason Jr. ... executive music producer / producer
Stacey Sher ... executive producer

Music by

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Kris Bowers

Cinematography by

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Kramer Morgenthau

Film Editing by

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Avril Beukes

Editorial Department

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Louis Armistead ... 2nd Assistant Editor
Chase Commins ... dailies operator
John Diesso ... finishing editor
Hunter Furnish ... dailies workflow specialist
Sarah Iseley ... post-production assistant
Thomas Kuo ... dailies film scanner: 16mm film
Audrey Leach ... post-production assistant
Margaret Lewis ... Head of Production Company 3
Marc Lulkin ... colorist: dailies
Michael Maida ... dailies producer: NY Unit
Barry Murphy ... assistant editor
Mitch Paulson ... supervising digital colorist
Jon-Michael Rose ... dailies operator
Bill Stokes ... dailies colorist: NY
Dylan Suchesk ... dailies operator

Casting By

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Tiffany Little Canfield
Bernard Telsey
David Vaccari

Production Design by

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Ina Mayhew

Art Direction by

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Mark Dillon
MaryBeth McCaffrey-Dillon

Set Decoration by

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Sarah Carter ... decorator
Cathy T. Marshall ... (new york unit)

Costume Design by

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Clint Ramos

Makeup Department

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Natasha Arellano ... makeup artist
Charmaine Balcerzak ... hair stylist
Andrea Bowman ... key hair stylist
Suzanna Boykin ... hair stylist
Christy Caudle ... additional hair stylist
Moe Coles ... additional hair stylist: crowd
Libra Cordero ... key makeup artist
Lawrence Davis ... hair department head
Margina Dennis ... makeup artist
A. Renea Dyson ... Additional Hair
Joyce Gilliard ... hair stylist
Mandrill Hardge ... Additional Hairstylist
Delonda Harvey ... additional makeup artist
Victor Jones-Moore ... hair stylist
Tracy P. Lawrence ... hair stylist
Jackie Lynch ... Makeup Artist
Saj Mack ... additional makeup artist
Donna Martin ... additional makeup artist
Stevie Martin ... makeup department head
Cassandra Powell ... Additional Hair
Genyii Scott ... hair stylist: NYC Unit
Parra Thomas ... makeup artist
Irenia Vail ... hair stylist
Carla Wallace ... additional makeup artist
Robert Wilson ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Ann Gray ... post-production supervisor
Paul A. Levin ... post-production supervisor
Simi Wein ... production supervisor
Leah Winkler ... Production Supervisor: New York Unit

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Christopher Blackmore ... first assistant director: second unit
Michael Bower ... Production Assistant
Chris Butcher ... Key 2nd AD: second unit
Ginger Gonzalez ... second assistant director
Van Hayden ... first assistant director
Iran Kuykendall ... second second assistant director
Julius LeFlore ... second unit director
Hayley Luhrs ... additional second assistant director
Bruce Roberts ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Mollie Alexander ... gangboss
Hajr Avant ... art department assistant
John Bayles ... leadman
Lawson Bruen ... additional props
Lyle Curry ... Greens Foreman
Jason Davis ... property master
Janelle Foszcz ... set dresser
Amy Giedraitis ... assistant property master
John Hair ... construction foreman
J. Alex Hill ... set dresser
Ebony Ison ... Standby Painter
Katie Kemsley ... scenic artist
Taylor King ... on-set greensman
James Lopez ... Props Assistant
Julie Marr ... camera scenic
Cathy T. Marshall ... Set Decorator: NY Unit
Chris McGlamery ... set dresser
Brian McKissick ... storyboard artist
Lyndsey Monconduit ... set dec buyer
Hunter Moseley ... greens
Swift Moseley ... key greensman
Danielle Moss ... set decoration coordinator
Rob Nagy ... set designer
Jacob Palmer ... Set Decoration Assistant
Matthew Benjamin Parker ... 2nd Unit Art Director
Cassie Price-Bayles ... Buyer
Zane Reichert ... graphic designer
Harper Rogers ... art department assistant
Jerod Rushin ... prop assistant
Diana Salzburg ... Set decoration buyer
Lindsey Schnabel ... assistant set decoration coordinator / set decoration assistant
Margaret Spenneberg ... add'l set decoration coordinator
Thibault Tosseram ... scenic artist
Kevin Welborn ... scenic artist / set painter
Eric White ... set dresser

Sound Department

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James B. Appleton ... sound utility: new york
Kate Bilinski ... sound effects editor
Greg Crawford ... adr mixer: Atlanta
Dominik Gryzbon ... assistant pre-recording engineer
Matt Hovland ... adr mixer
Paul Hsu ... re-recording mixer
Kenton Jakub ... adr editor
Frank Kern ... Foley editor
Alexander Lowe ... pro tools playback mixer
Hank Martin ... Sound utility
Terence C. McCormack Maitland ... Sound Utility
Hunter Moore ... boom operator
Jason Stasium ... pro tools playback mixer: new york
Julia Stockton ... dialogue editor
Philip Stockton ... Supervising Sound Editor
Thomas Varga ... sound mixer: new york
Steven Visscher ... supervising foley editor
Ed White ... sound mixer
Jerry Yuen ... boom operator: NYC

Special Effects by

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Anthony Bradley ... special effects coordinator
Thomas Kerns ... special effects technician
Evan Pileri ... special effects foreman
Joseph Sacco ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Olumide Adeyemo ... matchmove & layout artist: Cinesite
Matt Akey ... vfx executive producer: Crafty Apes
Carlos A. Alarcon ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Praveen Allu ... digital compositor
Jola B. Reyes ... department coordinator: Cinesite
Sebastian Badea ... motion capture: Cinesite
Jessica Bagby ... paint & roto artist: Cinesite
Jon Balcome ... CG Supervisor: Crafty Apes
Phil Barker ... lidar scanning
Sebastien Beaulieu ... head of lighting: Cinesite
Richard Bergeron ... dmp artist: Cinesite
Mikael Betru ... CG Production Manager: Crafty Apes (as Mikael G. Betru)
Jason Bradbury ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Ed Bruce ... visual effects supervisor: SSVFX
Andrew Byrne ... fx supervisor
Anna Carlsson ... compositing supervisor: Cinesite
Bruno Champagne ... look dev artist: Cinesite
Christopher Cheng ... digital compositor
Carina Chioda ... vfx pa: Cinesite
Jack Chiu ... compositor
Diana Cobo ... visual effects production manager: SSVFX
Alexandra Colatosti ... vfx coordinator: Cinesite
Nicholas Cruz ... digital compositor
Nigel Cyril ... visual effects coordinator
Sami Dahdouh ... modeller: Cinesite
Manon Denolle ... texture artist: Cinesite
Khizer Diwan ... modeller: Cinesite
Robyn Ducharme ... digital compositor
Basile Durieux ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Mat Ellin ... digital compositor: Gloss VFX
Julien Fourvel ... layout artist: Cinesite
Mandy Frazier ... CG Production Assistant: visual effects
Pierre Fred Isaac ... modeller: Cinesite
Menahem Gabay ... DSA and Storage Lead: Cinesite
Wenceslao Herrera Garcia ... modeller: Cinesite
Jordan Gillet ... vfx coordinator: cinesite
Jose Luis Gomez Godinez ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Kiran Kumar Goonda ... lighting artist: Cinesite
Jacob Hansen ... vfx pa: Cinesite
Michael Hedges ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Scott Holmes ... head of animation: Cinesite
Karen Huerta ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Adam Keane ... visual effects pa: SSVFX
Duncan Key ... digital compositor
Eric A. Kohler ... visual effects executive producer: SSVFX
Thomas Langley ... image specialist: Cinesite
Simon Lecavalier ... Lighting artist: Cinesite
Chris LeDoux ... VFX Executive Producer: Crafty Apes
Sean Lewkiw ... fx lead: Cinesite
Sophie Luto ... digital compositor
Caoimhe Maguire ... visual effects producer: SSVFX
Rebecca Manning ... 2D Supervisor
Francesco Massaro ... digital compositor: SSVFX
Clémentin Massin ... pipeline td: Cinesite
Tomoyo Matsuda ... animation artist: Cinesite
Michaël Michaud ... vfx editor: cinesite
Semionov Mikhail ... modeller: Cinesite
Niall Mooney ... digital compositor: SSVFX
Aundray Morris ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Ram Mohan Nadam Reddy ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Bébhinn Naughton ... visual effects coordinator: SSVFX
Amanda Nguyen ... vfx line producer: Cinesite
Sean Nowlan ... visual effects producer/supervisor
John P. Nugent ... visual effects supervisor: Sandbox fx
Conor O'Mara ... look dev lead: Cinesite
Javier Ortega ... digital compositor: SSVFX
Gina Pentassuglia ... crowd lead: Cinesite
Yu Qin ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Hudson Reinke ... lidar scanning
Travis Reinke ... 3d scanning and modeling
Jean-Christophe Rodier ... rigging td: Cinesite
Justine Rosette-Nelligan ... vfx producer: Cinesite
Aldo Ruggiero ... visual effect supervisor: Crafty Apes
Darren Russell ... compositing artist: Cinesite
David C. Sales ... visual effects coordinator
Matthew Sandoval ... Head of Department: Environments
Alexander Savenko ... head of technical production: Cinesite
Julien Segreto ... animation artist: Cinesite
Ben Slatkin ... visual effects editor
Irene Smirnova ... texture artist: Cinesite
Daniel L. Smith ... digital compositor
Richard Sowerby ... paint & roto supervisor: Cinesite
Kate Stauduhar ... visual effects editor
Mark Stepanek ... cg supervisor: Cinesite
Mark Stern ... VFX Supervisor: MAS fx
Aleksandra Stojanov ... digital compositor: SSVFX
James Stone ... head of assets: Cinesite
Florian Strobl ... head of compositing: Cinesite
Ben Sumner ... visual effects artist
Mehdi Tadlaoui ... head of matchmove & layout: Cinesite
Thomas Tannenberger ... vfx executive producer: Cinesite / visual effects executive producer: Cinesite
Fabio Tavares Nunes ... digital compositor: visual effects
Claudius Urban ... motion capture: Cinesite
Daniel Ruiz Vargas ... rigging td: Cinesite
Holger Voss ... vfx supervisor: Cinesite
Martin Toby Watson ... matchmove/layout supervisor: Crafty Apes
Alex Webb ... compositing artist: Cinesite
Dean Wright ... visual effects executive: MGM
Carlos Zelada ... dsa & storage lead: Cinesite
Mengxi Zhou ... compositor: FuseFX

Stunts

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Max Calder ... pre-vis camera / stunt performer
Jesse Haus ... stunt double: Myk Watford / stunts: previz editor
Christian Kelly-Sordelet ... stunt coordinator
Julius LeFlore ... stunt coordinator
Marcus Salgado ... stunt double
Precious Anika West ... stunt double: Aretha Franklin

Camera and Electrical Department

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Tyler Bartell ... rigging grip
Jess Bartlett ... rigging electric
Josh Bearden ... Additional Lighting Technician
Braden Belmonte ... first assistant camera: "b" camera: New York unit
Brenton Booth ... balloon lighting tech
Matthew Bowling ... lighting technician
Matt Byrnes ... A dolly grip
Gregory Cahill ... key grip ny unit
Dwight O. Campbell ... "b" camera first assistant
Jason Clairy ... lighting console programmer
Rashad Clinton ... dolly grip: new york unit
Quantrell D. Colbert ... still photographer
Mike Collins ... lighting technician
Nicholas Coogan ... rigging lighting console programmer
Kelly A. Croke ... lighting technician
Daniel Deckebach ... rigging grip
Matt Draper ... rigging grip
Pedro Escobar ... first assistant camera: Promo
Maddie Fay ... electrics intern
Greg Faysash ... C Camera Operator
Jonathan Fulton ... best boy rigging grip
Francis Harlan ... key rigging grip
Leland Haushalter ... digital loader: camera test
Matt Heath ... A Camera First Assistant
Michael Heathcote ... A Camera/Steadicam Operator
Brett Heicher ... electrician
Mike Holt ... video assist ny unit
Spencer Hutchins ... Additional Camera Operator
Caroline Ibarra ... second assistant camera: "B" camera: New York unit
Brad Irvin ... Best Boy Electric
Carl M. Johnson ... rigging electric
Griffin McCann ... "b" camera second assistant
Scott Montgomery ... drone camera operator
Louie Northern ... drone pilot
Mickey Richardson ... lighting technician
Franco Rosa ... electrician
Jan Ruona ... B camera operator
Myles Shields ... Rigging Electrician
Adam Smelin ... video assist ny unit
Joshua Stern ... gaffer
Ben Stinson ... b cam dolly grip
Erin Strickland ... Loader
Joe Striffler ... best boy grip: new york unit
Mark Sunderland ... Additional Set Lighting Technician
John Sweet ... lighting technician: day player
Peter Thoren ... video assist
Joe Waistell ... additional first assistant
Julian Wellbery ... best boy electric: New York Unit
Paul Wells ... rigging grip

Casting Department

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Chris Bowe ... Extras Casting Director
Rebecca Carfagna ... Atlanta Casting Director
Andrea Craven ... Extras Casting Director
Morgan Landers ... casting assistant
Bill Marinella ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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James 'Jimmy' Hawkins ... fitter
Romales Acker ... costume production assistant
Erik Bergrin ... tailor
Elida Berry-Donat ... costume production assistant: New York
Carl Ulysses Bowen ... tailor
Crystal D. Brown ... costume supervisor
Julia Brown ... costumer: New York
Lindsey C. Brush ... associate costume designer
Kris Bruyere ... truck costumer: Atlanta
Carrie Clever ... head tailor/tailor shop supervisor
Jody Felz ... key costumer: Los Angeles
Terrisa Flowers ... seamstress
Shavon Christina Gihan ... Dresser to Jennifer Hudson
Sylvana Hardesty ... costume assistant
Katie Hartsoe ... assistant costume designer
Munee Hayes ... costume supervisor
Ryan Henderson Jr. ... costumer
Jo Hepburn ... additional costumer: Atlanta
Caroline Hodge ... costume buyer
Jeff Horta ... costume coordinator: New York
Cassandra Hsieh ... background costume fitter
Lisa Renee Jordan ... costumer
Sarah Lapinski ... costumer
Wahida Latif ... tailor
Rashante Lee ... background costumer (as Rashante Lee-Seaborn)
Jared B. Leese ... assistant costume designer: backgrounds
Demitria Lyles ... additional costumer
Amanda Mattes ... tailor
Sharon McCoy Morgan ... additional tailor
Mia Nunnally ... background stylist
Kelin Perry ... background costume fitter
Malcolm Phipps ... key costumer
Nadege Pierre ... costume assistant
Joshua Quinn ... assistant costume designer
Lindsay Recknagel ... stitcher
Amanda Seymour ... assistant costume designer
Matt Spears ... assistant costume designer
Austin Turner ... set costumer: Atlanta
Kenyatta Williams ... set costumer
Grace Yim ... assistant costume designer: Los Angeles
Zena Zeizet ... key office costumer

Location Management

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Ian Bogert ... location assistant
Jared Crowelle ... location assistant
Ryan Ferguson ... location manager: New York Unit
Ishmael Shakeel Haakeem ... location assistant
Justin M. Hamilton ... assistant location manager
Amber Koester ... location coordinator: New York Unit
Samantha Merten ... location scout
Jonathan Lee Owens ... key assistant location manager

Music Department

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Sean Barrett ... assistant orchestrator
Jonathan Beard ... orchestrator
Stephen Bray ... Executive Music Producer
Jordan Cox ... music department
Benjamin Hoff ... assistant orchestrator
Alexander Lowe ... music pre-recordist
Mandy Mamlet ... music supervisor
Paul Pesco ... Guitar: soundtrack / musician
Jamie Thierman ... assistant orchestrator
Edward Trybek ... orchestrator
Henri Wilkinson ... orchestrator

Script and Continuity Department

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Wilma Garscadden-Gahret ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Samuel R. Anderson ... electric driver
Kevin Dean ... transportation
Paul J. Mauro ... driver electric trailer reshoots
Nathan May ... picture car coordinator
Richard Presutti Jr. ... transportation

Additional Crew

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Dusty Albinger ... production assistant
Kayla Allen ... 2nd assistant accountant
Wendy Altman-Cohen ... principal eyewear
Eric Anthony ... jeweler
Mónica Bermúdez ... assistant to executive producers
Leah Bourne ... First Assistant Accountant
Qualen Bradley ... stand in: Utility
Wasly Castillo ... production assistant
Cecil Chatman ... Medic Coordinator
Brea Childs ... Office PA
Andrew Erikson ... payroll clerk
Kristen Ficara ... APOC: Additional Photography NY Unit
Reeva Forrester ... Studio Teacher
Pimthip Thongchua Freud ... Craft Service Assistant
Ira Friedlander ... production accountant
Rosa Garces ... payroll accountant: ny unit
Alyssa Grizzly Goldman ... production assistant
Dominic Goodie ... production security
Ryan Benjamin Griffin ... production assistant
Michael Hall ... production coordinator: NY Unit
Adam Hodges ... Medic
Christopher Hurst ... key 2nd assistant accountant
Tracy Jennings ... Payroll accountant
Thom Jones ... dialect coach
Jenny Kissoon ... assistant production office coordinator
Justin Kratzer ... 2nd Assistant Accountant
Ashley Kravitz ... Clearances
Amy Leigh Johnson ... unit publicist
Hayley Lovitt ... assistant
Jamie MacDonald ... production assistant
Brian Magwood ... Additional Set Production Assistant
Jeanette Martinez ... sound/playback intern
Zsuzsa Mysak ... 2nd Assistant Accountant: NY Unit
Brian W. O'Sullivan ... assistant payroll accountant
Sinatra Onyewuchi ... Security Supervisor
Lamont Pete ... researcher
Rob Porter ... Police Coordinator
June Pyron ... Additional Production Assistant
Jay Rogers ... production coordinator
Caitlin Ronan ... assistant location manager: new york unit
Adam Rosenberg ... studio executive
Ben Sasser ... producer's assistant
Daniel Seth ... creative aide: Forest Whitaker
Kati Sklut ... production coordinator
Melissa Slizewski ... production assistant
Julia Stier ... LA Personal Assistant to Director
Lelund Thompson ... Acting Coach
Precious Thornton ... stand-in: Saycon Sengbloh
Chad Zemel ... Travel Coordinator

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Also Known As
  • Untitled Aretha Franklin Biopic
  • Respect: La historia de Aretha Franklin (Argentina)
  • Rešpekt (Slovakia)
  • 靈魂心聲 (Taiwan)
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Trivia Aretha Franklin herself hand-picked Jennifer Hudson to play her. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The 93rd Oscars (2021). See more »

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