Respect (2021)

Director: Liesl Tommy

Writer(s): Tracey Scott Wilson

Starring: Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Jennifer Hudson, Tituss Burgess, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tate Donovan, Hailey Kilgore, Leroy McClain, Mary J. Blige, Albert Jones, Kimberly Scott, Joshua Mikel, Heather Headley, Myk Watford, Victoria Paige Watkins, Saycon Sengbloh, Brett Puglisi, Tyner Rushing, Joe Knezevich, Marliss Amiea, Lodric D. Collins, Alzie Williams, Olaolu Winfunke, Shane Berengue, Shiquita James, Paul Rolfes, Gilbert Glenn Brown, Christina D. Miller, Brandon Gilpin, Justine Edwards, David Simpson, Bright Ayisi, Damani Sease, Maurice Johnson, Christen Roberts, Laura Darrell, Jamaal Burcher, Rahiem Riley, Zach Catanzareti, Ramses R. Rivas, Leandra Ryan, Rege Lewis, Melissa Lowe, Brenda Nicole Moorer, Skye Dakota Turner, Kennedy Chanel, Peyton Jackson, Eric Daniel Stumpp, Aba Arthur, Chase Burgess, Travis L. King Jr., Hannah Lowther, Brian Bascle, John Giorgio, Kent Booker, Zach Strum, Jerel Xavier Alston, Nevaeh Moore, Lydia Eku, Chris Williams, Alec Barnes, M. Jearl Vinot, Henry Riggs, Christopher Daniel, William J. Simmons, Luke T. Olney, Beau Scheier, Bob Leszczak, Doris McCarthy, Carla Shinall

Synopsis: The film covers the life of the late Franklin from singing as a child in her father’s church’s choir to becoming an iconic superstar and civil rights activist.

Release Date: August 13, 2021 (USA) | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music | MPAA Rating: Unknown

Note: Release date was moved from August 14, 2020 to December 25, 2020 (limited release). This project missed its 2020 date in favor of a January 15, 2021 date but before I could update this post it was moved again to August 13, 2021.