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Breaking News! Aretha Franklin Biopic Slated For August 2020


“MGM and Bron Creative have finalized the cast for its Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson, who was previously announced in the lead role. The biopic follows the rise of Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.”

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Cynthia Erivo To Star As Aretha Franklin In Nat Geo’s ‘Genius: Aretha’


“Nat Geo and Imagine have found their Queen of Soul. Tony-, Emmy- and Grammy-winning artist and actress Cynthia Erivo (Harriet, The Color Purple) has been tapped to star as Aretha Franklin in the next installment of Nat Geo’s Emmy-winning global anthology series Genius: Aretha, from Imagine Television and Fox 21 TV Studios. Billed as the first-ever, definitive and only authorized scripted limited series on the life of Franklin, Genius: Aretha will begin filming in November for a spring 2020 premiere on National Geographic channels in 172 countries and 43 languages.” –

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