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

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Audra McDonald plays Aretha Franklin's mother in Respect

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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.

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

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With just one listen to Pavarotti's rehearsal tape and with no time to practice, Sting introduced a brave Aretha to the stage to sing 'Nessun Dorma'

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