It’s official! Jennifer Hudson will star as Aretha Franklin in the legendary singer’s forthcoming biopic, which has been acquired by MGM.
Clive Davis announced the casting at his annual Pre-Grammy’s party adding that Jennifer was handpicked by the Queen of Soul for the role.
The biopic is reportedly based on Franklin’s 1998 memoir, “Aretha: From These Roots.”
I’m sure Jennifer is going to slay!