The trailer for the biopic dropped in the course of the BET Awards on Sunday. It options scenes from Franklin’s rise to fame, her signing with a music supervisor and the legendary singer belting out the track “Respect” in entrance of large neon letters spelling out the phrase.
The film additionally stars Marc Maron, Mary J. Blige, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Queen Latifah, Tate Donovan, Tituss Burgess and Sky Dakota Turner. It’s directed by Liesl Tommy.
Franklin, who in 2018 died of pancreatic most cancers on the age 76, was a producer on the movie.
Scheduled for an August, the film’s launch was pushed again as a result of coronavirus pandemic. It’s going to now be in theaters on restricted launch on December 25.