Cynthia Erivo tackles Aretha Franklin in ‘Genius: Aretha’

(LOS ANGELES) -- What made Aretha Franklin a genius?  That topic is explored in the limited series Genius: Aretha, premiering Sunday night on National Geographic, and then the next day on Hulu. Emmy-winner Cynthia Erivo, who plays Franklin in the series, had some answers when she spoke... Read More.

Release date for Aretha Franklin biopic pushed to summer 2021

(LOS ANGELES) -- The upcoming Aretha Franklin biographical film Respect is the latest in a line of major films to see a delayed release due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  MGM has announced that the film, starring Jennifer Hudson as Franklin, is being pushed from its January 15, 2021 release date... Read More.