It's confirmed! Jennifer Hudson will play Aretha Franklin in a biopic about the life of the Queen of Soul.
According to Deadline, Clive Davis made the formal announcement at his annual pre-Grammy party in New York on Saturday (Jan. 27). The music mogul said that Franklin handpicked Hudson to play her in the film. Perfect choice! Jennifer Hudson has performed a few tributes so she will be great for the job!
See more of her Aretha Franklin tribute performances HERE.