Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Atlanta Casting Call for Singers

Aretha Franklin Biopic
MONTREAL, CANADA - OCTOBER 9, 2018: Rolling Stone magazine in a hand over a stack of magazines with Aretha Franklin on the front cover. Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine - Image Editorial credit: dennizn / Shutterstock.com

MGM’s Aretha Franklin biopic ‘Respect‘ starring Jennifer Hudson is now casting singers in New York City.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on the new Aretha Franklin biopic ‘Respect’ in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Calling all choir members/ REAL singers/GOSPEL SINGERS

About RESPECT:

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Sing’ held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA on December 3, 2016. – Image (Editorial credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)

Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald and Mary J. Blige will star in the upcoming MGM Aretha Franklin biopic with Jennifer Hudson playing the legendary singer.

“Respect” will open in theaters on Aug. 14, 2020. Scott Bernstein and Harvey Mason Jr., who has produced music for both Aretha Franklin and Jennifer Hudson, are producing the film.

How to apply:

FEATURE FILM “RESPECT”
Queen of Soul aka “QOS”

READY! SET! SING!

Calling all choir members/ REAL singers/GOSPEL SINGERS

📍VIDEO SUBMISSIONS ONLY!

Our music supervisor is integrating BG TALENT with our 1950’s GOSPEL CHOIR in the feature film!

You must send in a video of you singing a gospel song up to 1 minute…

Selected individuals will meet with the choir and music supervisor of “RESPECT” on….

Date: WED 11/27/19
TIME: TBD
RATE: $140/12
Speak Ability: TBD


FILMING DATES:
THURSDAY DEC 5th and FRIDAY DEC 6th
Location: Atlanta, Ga


EMAIL: [email protected]
Subject Line: MALE SINGER
SUBJECT LINE: Female singer

DO NOT DOUBLE BOOK YOURSELF! CHECK YOUR CALENDAR

This is the 1950s through the 1960s era.
No wigs, no locks, no dreads, no braids.
No ear gauges, no acrylic nails, no false lashes,

Men should be clean-shaven or willing to shave!
If not, we are asking kindly that you DO NOT SUBMIT PLEASE!

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📍EMAIL YOUR VIDEO or load your video to YouTube and send link!

Legal Name
Age
Telephone Number
Height
Weight
Sizes
Ladies
Bra/Bust
Dress
Waist
Hips
Shoes


Men
Name
Age
Number
Ht
Wt
Shirt
Neck
Sleeve
Jacket
Waist
Pant
Shoes


List your distance to Atlanta, Ga area

EMAIL: [email protected]
Subject Line: MALE SINGER
SUBJECT LINE: Female singer

Production does not pay for housing or travel. Seeking individuals local to or in the surrounding area of Atlanta Georgia.

Related: How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls

Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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