Courtney B. Vance is the father of Aretha Franklin was playing in the series, Genius: These are from National Geographic. The actor, who will, in 2016, an Emmy, won for his role as the Johnnie Cochran of the story the People V. O. J. Simpson, American Crime Story, from the spring of the 2020, with the role to see the report by Deadline on Thursday.
“It is an honor to join the team of a Genius: but I and the magnificent the story of the “Queen of Soul” brought back to life,” says the 59-year-old actor. “Aretha Franklin was an amazing woman who is my wife and I (Angela Bassett, who was nominated for an academy award for her role as Tina Turner in What’s Love Got To Do With It, ed.). love.”
Cynthia Erivo to play the role as the lead singer, who, in August, 2018, at the age of 76 passed away. The shooting of the series will begin in december this year. The series can be seen in 172 countries and in 43 languages.
Earlier, stood in the channel of National Geographic, and the life of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso as the central. The role of Picasso’s paintings were played by Antonio Banderas.
The career of Vance, started in the nineteen-eighties. He has played roles in films such as Hamburger Hill, The Hunt for Red October and Terminator Genisys.
The hits of Aretha Franklin, from the sixties up to now