Jennifer Hudson Talks About Playing Aretha Franklin in Upcoming Biopic

She Says It's A Dream!

September 27, 2018

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Jennifer Hudson gushed on Ellen about her chance to portray Aretha Franklin in an upcoming biopic about the Queen of Soul.  The 37-year-old Oscar winner confirmed that Franklin handpicked her for the part before her death last month. The film is currently in early production.