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Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston pose for a portrait during the recording of the song 'It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Gonna Be Me in May 1989 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Aretha Franklin gives stunning performance of ‘I Will Always Love You’ during emotional Whitney Houston tribute

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Marc Maron (right) plays Jerry Wexler in the Aretha Franklin biopic Respect

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Aretha Franklin, singer, poses for portrait in 1960s

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Aretha Franklin and Martin Luther King’s extraordinary friendship explored in ‘Respect’ movie

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Jennifer Hudson visits Aretha Franklin's family in Detroit and new film clip shows her singing 'Respect'

Jennifer Hudson visits Aretha Franklin's family as new film clip shows her singing 'Respect'

Aretha Franklin with husband Glynn Turman in 1980

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Clive Davis with Whitney Houston

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Aretha Franklin (centre) with her sisters Erma (left) and Carolyn (right)

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Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin in Respect

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Aretha And Ted White in 1961

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Aretha Franklin with her father CL Franklin

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The film will cover Aretha Franklin's life, with the lead role played by Jennifer Hudson, from her early years to her emergence as The Queen of Soul.

Respect: Watch incredible new trailer for Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson

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Aretha Franklin's family 'do not support' new 'Genius' biopic and say series is 'extremely disrespectful'

George Michael and Aretha Franklin released duet 'I knew You Were Waiting' in 1987.

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