Overview

The rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom.

Cast

Jennifer Hudson
Aretha Franklin
Forest Whitaker
C. L. Franklin
Audra McDonald
Barbara Franklin
Mary J. Blige
Dinah Washington
Marc Maron
Jerry Wexler
Tituss Burgess
Reverend Dr. James Cleveland
Saycon Sengbloh
Erma Franklin
Hailey Kilgore
Carolyn Franklin
Tate Donovan
John Hammond
Skye Dakota Turner
Aretha Franklin (young)
Leroy McClain
Cecil Franklin
Lodric D. Collins
Smokey Robinson

Crews

Stacey Sher
Executive Producer
Harvey Mason Jr.
Executive Music Producer
Jennifer Hudson
Executive Producer
Paul Hsu
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Kramer Morgenthau
Director of Photography
Paul A. Levin
Post Production Supervisor
Ina Mayhew
Production Design
Sue Baden-Powell
Executive Producer
Daniel L. Smith
Digital Compositor
Aaron L. Gilbert
Executive Producer
Frank Kern
Foley Editor
Philip Stockton
Supervising Sound Editor
Thomas Varga
Sound Mixer
Ed Bruce
Visual Effects Supervisor
Jason Cloth
Executive Producer
Kenton Jakub
ADR Editor
Andrea Bowman
Key Hair Stylist
Matt Akey
Executive Visual Effects Producer
Cathy T. Marshall
Set Decoration
Lawrence Davis
Hair Department Head
Hunter Moore
Boom Operator
Robert Wilson
Hairstylist
Brad Kalinoski
Visual Effects Supervisor
Wendy Gipp
Visual Effects Producer
John P. Nugent
Visual Effects Supervisor
Ed White
Sound Mixer
Ann Gray
Post Production Supervisor
Chris LeDoux
Executive Visual Effects Producer
Simi Wein
Production Supervisor
Jerry Yuen
Boom Operator
Kate Bilinski
Sound Effects Editor
Clint Ramos
Costume Design
Mark Dillon
Supervising Art Director
Kris Bowers
Original Music Composer
Stevie Martin
Makeup Department Head
Marybeth Dillon
Art Direction
Brandon Kachel
Matte Painter
Diana Salzburg
Set Decoration Buyer
Mandrill Hardge
Additional Hairstylist
Margina Dennis
Makeup Artist
Andrew Byrne
Visual Effects
Aaron Worman
Makeup Artist
Rob Nagy
Set Designer
Leah Winkler
Production Supervisor
Duncan Key
Digital Compositor
Heather Taylor
Visual Effects Editor
Christopher Cheng
Digital Compositor
Moe Coles
Additional Hairstylist
Natasha Arellano
Makeup Artist
Jackie Lynch
Makeup Artist
Cassandra Powell
Additional Hairstylist
Genyii Scott
Hairstylist
A. Renea Dyson
Additional Hairstylist
Ben Sumner
VFX Artist
Nicholas Daniels
Digital Compositor
Parra Thomas
Makeup Artist
Delonda Harvey
Additional Hairstylist
Kate Stauduhar
Visual Effects Editor
Daniel Dupre
Matte Painter
Joseph Sacco
Special Effects Technician
Irenia Vail
Hairstylist
Julia Stockton
Dialogue Editor
Caoimhe Maguire
Visual Effects Producer
Christy Caudle
Additional Hairstylist
Libra Cordero
Key Makeup Artist
Anthony Bradley
Special Effects Coordinator
Thomas Kerns
Special Effects Technician
Praveen Allu
Digital Compositor
Munee Hayes
Costume Supervisor
Crystal D. Brown
Costume Supervisor
Aldo Ruggiero
Visual Effects Supervisor
Andrew Prescott
Visual Effects Producer