The Red Carpet Premiere of RESPECT with Jennifer Hudson as the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin
August 2021 – Hollywood, CA – Bader Content Studios was on the red carpet arrivals to meet with the producers, writers and stars of the much anticipated
Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice.
Celebrating the legacy of Aretha Franklin, Bader Studios was behind the scenes with director Liesl Tommy and co stars Marlon Wayans, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Audra McDonald, Tate Donovan, Hailey Kilgore, Saycon Sengbloh, Skye Dakota Turner, screenwriter Tracey Scott Wilson, producers Scott Bernstein, Jonathan Glickman and Stacey Sher, and more!
After the premiere, attendees celebrated outside, complete with food trucks and music from Donald Taylor and the LA Mass Choir. Aretha Franklin’s granddaughter Grace Franklin graced the audience with her grandmother’s favorite song, “Ain’t No Way,” and Aretha’s son Edward Franklin sang “My Girl.”