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Today, What On What’s Good checks out the trailer to MGM Studios: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. RESPECT. The cast includes Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Heather Headley, Skye Dakota Turner, Tate Donovan, and Mary J. Blige.
Director Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed) makes her feature film debut with Respect.
The screenplay is by Tracey Scott Wilson (The Americans).
The story is by both Callie Khouri (Oscar ® winner for Thelma & Louise) and Tracey Scott Wilson.
Producers include Scott Bernstein, p.g.a., Harvey Mason Jr., Jonathan Glickman
Executive producers include Stacy Sher, Jennifer Hudson, Sue Baden-Powell, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth.
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.
INITIAL THOUGHTS AFTER WATCHING THE TRAILER
Big fan of music biopics. Looking forward to watching it.