Official Trailer: Jennifer Hudson Shines in Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ [Watch]

Published: Sunday 28th Jun 2020 by Rashad

It’s finally here!

The first official trailer for the long-awaited Aretha Franklin biopic, ‘Respect,’ has arrived.

See it inside:


The biopic – which sees Jennifer Hudson star in the lead role – is set to limitedly impact theaters on December 25.

Thereafter, the MGM production will expand to more screens on January 8th and eventually land in cinemas everywhere officially on January 15th. The latter of which is Martin Luther King weekend.

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  1. Ari June 28, 2020

    Go get u another oscar jennifer

  2. Okay? June 28, 2020


    • MessyBoots June 29, 2020

      I will reserve judgment however this ‘preview’ trailer left me w/ HBO made for television vibes instead a blockbuster film event. 🤔🤷🏾‍♂️

  3. Nippian June 28, 2020

    Jennifer played Effie White singing Aretha’s songs. Mary was more impressive in this trailer than Jennifer looking like a deer in headlights. Wish they incorporated a couple other songs than RESPECT so we could judge it better.

    • Clarks0o0ñ June 29, 2020

      The way the movie it’s made, probably revolving around her get a number one hit with respect.

      Aretha has so many iconic songs, why didnt they incorporate them into the trailer.
      Yes, respect is her signature song but she has other bops.

      The name of the movie is respect
      The song used thru out the trailer is respect.
      The big sign behind her when she’s singing says RESPECT. 😩😩

      They are making Aretha look like a 1 hit wonder. 😩😩😩😩

      • Lyka June 29, 2020

        you have always somthing to complain about you are such

  4. eric June 28, 2020

    This trailer doesn’t do anything for me, but I’m already curious enough to see the movie.

  5. CALICO KIDD June 28, 2020

    Looks good

  6. CALICO KIDD June 28, 2020

    Looks good.

  7. Bravo!! June 29, 2020

    Jennifer got Aretha Franklin walk down

  8. Clarks0o0ñ June 29, 2020

    Aretha Franklin had so many bops, why did they only use respect thru out the trailer.

    Stop making Aretha look like a one hit wonder with only 1 popular song.
    This woman had a catalogue of hits

    • Lyka June 29, 2020


    • Monica Denise June 29, 2020

      The movie is called Respect and that’s undoubtedly her signature song.

      I’m not impressed with JHud just yet but I’ll reserve judgement for the release.

  9. Dc June 29, 2020

    Yassss Mary act 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

  10. Boss Up June 29, 2020

    Little FYI: This was only a TEASER TRAILER!!! Can’t give it all away just yet. Full trailer coming soon as the release date approaches with more Aretha vibes, more songs, and of course drama. You all haven’t seen anything yet! Stay tuned 😉

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