Reality Check: Aretha Franklin Says Biopic Will Star Either Fantasia or Jennifer Hudson

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RI Reeves / February 13, 2011

Aretha Franklin has finally abandoned her champagne wishes and Hollywood dreams of having Halle Berry portray her in the upcoming biopic on her life. The Queen of Soul tells why in this interview with CNN’s AJ Hammer. Franklin namedrops the more realistic choices of Fantasia and Jennifer Hudson in the mix and talks details of the Grammy’s “Valentine” tribute to her. Check out the clip below: