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 & […]
It was a star-studded affair on Sunday, August 8th as many celebrities hit up the black carpet at Regency Village Theater in Los Angeles for the movie premiere of Respect. Jennifer Hudson along with co-stars Hailey Kilgore, Marc Maron, Tate Donovan, Skye Dakota Turner, Audrea McDonald, Titus Burger and Marlon Wayans made there way to […]
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….