'Respect:' Seats still open at 4 Detroit-area Aretha film previews Sunday

August 07, 2021, 7:01 AM

Jennifer Hudson learned piano for the role. Eight more scenes are below(Photo: Quantrell D. Colbert/MGM Pictures)

This updates an Aug. 2 article.

Tickets still are available at four of five Metro Detroit "Respect" movie previews Sunday afternoon.

An advance screening of "Respect," the wide-attention Aretha Franklin biopic, is sold out in Canton and almost fully reserved in Madison Heights and Clinton Township as of Saturday morning.

Dozens of seats remain at larger theaters in Livonia and Novi, as well as in Ypsilanti. Preview sites and links are below.

Jennifer Hudson's buzz-heavy film opens widely next Friday.

Premieres sponsored by the Fandango ticketing service are at 4 p.m. tomorrow, with seats are priced slightly above normal. They can be reserved online.



Here's where it'll be shown:

AMC 20 Livonia, 19500 Haggerty Rd.: Adult, $9.50; senior (60+), $8.40; child (2-12), $7.40 

Emagine Novi, 44425 West 12 Mile Rd.: Any age, $7.80 

AMC Star John R 15 (Madison Heights), 32289 John R Rd.: Six seats left in first row, plus six handicapped-only seats. Any age, $10.90

Emagine Canton: No tickets left

AMC Star Gratiot 21 (Clinton Township), 35705 Gratiot Ave.: 12 seats in first row and 14 others. Adult, $10.90; senior (60+), $9.80; child (2-12), $8.80

Ann Arbor 20 (Ypsilanti), 4100 Carpenter Rd.: Adult, $12.30; student, $9.80; senior, $9.50; military, $9.30; child, $9

Speaking of advance looks at this probable hit, below are eight stills from MGM Pictures and under them is the main trailer:

Jennifer Hudson and Mary J. Blige, who plays singer Dinah Washington.

Marc Maron (left) as Atllantic Records producer Jerry Wexler, Marlon Wayans as first husband Ted White and Hudson

Hudson and Marc Maron

Marlon Wayans and Hudson

Hudson is flanked by actors playing her sisters Carolyn (Hailey Kilgore, left) and Erma (Saycon Sengbloh).

Skye Dakota Turner as young Aretha and Audra McDonald as her mom Barbara

Tituss Burgess as the Rev. James Cleveland in a scene with Hudson

Theatre trailer:


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