Forest Whitaker plays Aretha Franklin’s father, in loving

Actor Forest Whitaker complete the cast, in Respect to the upcoming film about the life of Aretha Franklin. The former Oscar winner will play the role of the reverend CL Franklin, the father of one of the August 2018 the death of the singer, reports Deadline.

In addition to Whitaker, it is also, among others, Marlon Wayans joins the cast of “Respect”. Wayans takes on the role from Ted White, her former husband, the 76-year-old, the age of death of the singer. Beginning in 2018, it was announced that Jennifer Hudson will be the role of the – then still alive – the Franklin will be playing.

The 58-year-old Whitaker won the 2007 Oscar for his acting performance as the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in ” The Last King of Scotland. For his guest appearance on the medical drama E. R., was the American to be nominated for an Emmy Award, the award of which is connected to the television.

The production of Respect, it starts on the 1st of november. One of the producers, Harvey Mason, Jr., the music produced by both of Franklin as a Company. The premiere is scheduled on the 14th of August, by the year 2020.


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