Genius: Aretha

National Geographic Casts Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin in Genius: Aretha

By Zach Johnson

Cynthia Erivo is ready to earn your R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

National Geographic, with Imagine Television Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios, announced today that the Tony Award®-, Emmy Award®-, and Grammy® Award-winning actress will star as Aretha Franklin in the next installment of the Emmy-winning anthology series Genius: Aretha. This upcoming…

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