The B List – J. Hud as Aretha? Yes, Please

2020 can’t get here soon enough with the news that Jennifer Hudson will portray Aretha Franklin in a movie next year. The film is tentatively titled Respect. 


The biopic will follow Franklin’s life journey from the daughter of a preacher to an international icon. Hudson won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2007 for Dreamgirls.