Aretha Franklin biopic moves ahead with director and writer
Thursday, 10 January 2019 NEW YORK (AP) — The long-gesticulating Aretha Franklin biopic “Respect” is going ahead with stage director Liesel Tommy set to direct. MGM announced Thursday that Tommy will helm the film, which is to star Jennifer Hudson. The “Dreamgirls” actress was cast as the late Queen of Soul in January 2018 after Franklin selected her for […]
MGM announced on Thursday that it has tapped stage and television director Liesl Tommy to helm “Respect,” the studio’s Aretha Franklin biopic. Tommy, a South African-born American stage director, is best known for her direction of the 2016 Tony-nominated play “Eclipsed,” which was written...
Celine Dion apparently jumped at the chance to honour the late Aretha Franklin during last weekend’s Grammy tribute concert as she felt it was a way to pay the Queen of Soul for the little things she..
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Patti LaBelle shares details about performing in the CBS' upcoming "Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration for the Queen of Soul" tribute on March 10th. "Everything about it was to the top, the best. She's the..
'Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for
the Queen of Soul' will be taped
Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 in Los Angeles. The TV special hosted by Tyler Perry will air at a later date in 2019 on CBS. The special will..
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