We spoke to the director of ‘Respect’ – Liesl Tommy – about the amount of prep that went into the musical biopic, among other topics such as comparisons to the Aretha Franklin biopic series ‘Genius: Aretha’, and Jennifer Hudson’s performance as the music icon. We also spoke about the little legend that is Skye Dakota Johnson, who was cast in the role of young Aretha.
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- 'Respect' director Liesl Tommy talks working with Jennifer Hudson and Skye Dakota Johnson on the Aretha Franklin biopic