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News has emerged Jennifer Hudson may be in talks to play Aretha Franklin in the legendary singer's biopic.
She's the queen of soul for a reason A documentary about the recording of Aretha Franklin's Grammy winning live album, Amazing Grace, is on the way. Directed by Sydney Pollack, the behind-the-scenes film shows goosebumps-inducing footage...Show More Summary
In 1972, Aretha Franklin performed a set of gospel songs inside a Los Angeles church that eventually became Amazing Grace—the biggest-selling album of her career. But Franklin wasn’t the only person recording that day. The late director...Show More Summary
'The late director Sydney Pollack's behind-the-scenes documentary about the recording of Aretha Franklin's best-selling album Amazing Grace finally sees the light of day more than four decades after the original footage was shot.' +TIFF Trailers
More than 40 years ago, Aretha Franklin recorded her Grammy-award-winning live album Amazing Grace, which remains to this day her best-selling LP. Late director Sydney Pollack also filmed the 1972 concert where it was recorded, and now,...Show More Summary
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We all know Jennifer Hudson can sing, and she’s proved that acting is also part of her repertoire, but can she pull off being being the “Queen of Soul”?
Two prominent actresses have just nabbed a couple of juicy roles in a pair of high-profile biopics. Jennifer Hudson is in talks to play Aretha Franklin in an upcoming biopic, as has long been rumored, while Laura Linney is joining Tom Hanks in Clint Eastwood‘s Sully Sullenberger movie. Show More Summary
According to The Wrap, Jennifer Hudson is in early talks to play Aretha Franklin in a biopic that’s being developed by Straight Outta Compton producer Scott Bernstein. The Wrap cites the ever-trustworthy “individual familiar with the project,” as well as a report from The Tracking Board, both of which apparently came upon this information separately. Show More Summary
After the success of Straight Outta Compton — it garnered a whopping $60.2 million at the box office on opening weekend alone and sparked the release of a new Dr. Dre album — the movie’s producer is reportedly eyeing Jennifer Hudson for a role in a biopic about Aretha Franklin. The Wrap reports that Compton […]
Jennifer Hudson could be playing (and singing) Aretha Franklin - Vulture Where you can see Jon Stewart next - HuffPost Entertainment Kristen Stewart opens up about her "bizarre" Woody Allen audition - MTV These 4 nightmares were somehow...Show More Summary
Well this sounds great! Producer Scott Bernstein's most recent movie Straight Outta Compton was extremely successful and he's now looking to move on to his next project — an Aretha Franklin biopic! The Untitled Aretha Franklin Project has been in development for years and will depict the singer's rise to stardom in the ‘60s and ‘70s as [...]
As Tracking Board first reported and The Wrap confirmed, Jennifer Hudson is in talks to star in an Aretha Franklin biopic from Straight Outta Compton producer Scott Bernstein. The biopic, which has Franklin's approval, would focus in equal parts on her singing career and her marriage to abusive manager Ted... More »
There has been talk of an Aretha Franklin biopic swirling around for years now, with the legendary diva herself previously pitching Halle Berry for the lead role and Denzel Washington for the part of her father. It's possible that the...Show More Summary
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By day, President Barack Obama enjoys the music of such artists as Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and the Bobs -- Dylan and Marley. Continue reading ? The post Listen to Obama’s personal playlist appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Some of the commander in chief’s favorite tunes, “daytime” and “evening”: Bob Dylan’s “Tombstone Blues,” Stevie Wonder’s “Another Star,” the Isley Brothers’ “Live it Up” and “Rock Steady” by Aretha Franklin.
Some of the commander in chief's favorite tunes, "daytime" and "evening": Bob Dylan's "Tombstone Blues," Stevie Wonder's "Another Star," the Isley Brothers' "Live it Up" and "Rock Steady" by Aretha Franklin.
By day, President Barack Obama enjoys the music of such artists as Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and the Bobs - Dylan and Marley.