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J-Hud to Play Aretha Franklin in Biopic?

Word is that Jennifer Hudson has landed the role of Aretha Flanklin in a new biopic. The film will focus on Aretha’s climb from gospel singer to the queen of soul as well as her relationship with her tyrannical father and abusive husband. Source and Image

Oh this should be interesting.  I wonder if Aretha is mad that her suggestion of Halley Berry, didn’t go over with the casting department.

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