The trailer for the biopic dropped during the BET Awards on Sunday. This particular features scenes by Franklin’s rise to fame, her signing that has a music manager along with also the legendary singer belting out the song “Respect” in front of giant neon letters spelling out the word.
The movie also stars Marc Maron, Mary J. Blige, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Queen Latifah, Tate Donovan, Tituss Burgess along with also Sky Dakota Turner. This particular can be directed by Liesl Tommy.
Franklin, who in 2018 died of pancreatic cancer at the age 76, was a producer on the film.
Scheduled for an August, the movie’s Discharge was pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic. This particular will today be in theaters on limited Discharge on December 25.