Director Liesl Tommy makes her feature film debut with Respect. Tommy is the first Black woman ever nominated for a Tony Award® for Best Direction of a Play in 2016 for Eclipsed, and is an Associate Artist at the Berkeley Rep and an Artist Trustee with the Sundance Institute’s Board of Trustees. With a story by Callie Khouri (Oscar® winner for Writing, Thelma & […]
Last night here in Atlanta, Award-Winning Singer & Actress Jennifer Hudson attended the “Respect” fan screening at IPIC Theaters at Colony Square. She surprised fans in the audience with her appearance and the crowd was stunned! She looked gorgeous and I loved her cute outfit! Check out more pictures inside and don’t forget to check […]
Nine-time Grammy®-winning recording artist and Academy Award nominated singer and actress Mary J. Blige set the music world on fire with her trailblazing 1994 LP “My Life,” a collection of powerful confessionals about her battles with abuse, depression and addiction that forged a profound and enduring connection with millions of fans around the globe. In Oscar®-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth’s […]
Singer and Actress Mary J. Blige soaked up the sun on a beach wearing a stunning gold corset with matching bikini bottom! She looks amazing and that body, she better work! I loved her hair and the styling by Misa Hylton. These two have been long-time friends and I loved how Misa put Mary’s look […]
I’m excited to announce that the trailer for one of the most highly anticipated films of 2021 is finally here! Liesl Tommy’s Aretha Franklin biopic, RESPECT, set for release on August 13th, 2021, stars Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Mary J. Blige and Marlon Wayans. Check out new images and the official trailer inside….
On Thursday, Oct. 8, the hosts of The Real address the fact that because of today’s technology, the Black community is finally getting justice. Co-host Garcelle Beauvais feels that because of the Covid-19 outbreak and the subsequent quarantine, people were forced to pay attention to George Floyd’s death when it was captured by media. Co-host […]
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. With a story by Callie Khouri (Oscar ® winner for Thelma & Louise) and Tracey Scott Wilson, and screenplay written by Tracey Scott Wilson. Wilson and […]