Jennifer Hudson To Play Aretha Franklin In Biopic

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MGM has picked up a biopic about the legendary Aretha Franklin! Clive Davis announced at his pre-Grammys party that the Queen of Soul herself handpicked Jennifer Hudson to step into her shoes for the role. The biopic is reportedly based on Franklin's 1998 memoir, Aretha Franklin: From These Roots.

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