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.

Mayor Franklin Takes Home The Title

From the city of Everett: Everett’s own Mayor Cassie Franklin has been competing throughout the month of May with Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson for the ‘Non-Motorized Mayor Award.’ And Cassie won! Check out the press release below. Throughout the month of May, Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin... Read More.