Respect: Synopsis | MGM

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.

CASTJennifer 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

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERSStacey Sher, Jennifer Hudson, Sue Baden-Powell, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth

PRODUCED BYScott Bernstein, p.g.a., Harvey Mason Jr., Jonathan Glickman

STORY BYCallie Khouri and Tracey Scott Wilson

SCREENPLAY BYTracey Scott Wilson

DIRECTED BYLiesl Tommy