See Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin in First Picture From National Geographic’s Genius

Cynthia Erivo, Aretha Franklin (Photos via Getty Images).
Cynthia Erivo, Aretha Franklin (Photos by way of Getty Images).

The new Aretha Franklin TV collection Genius: Aretha premieres on National Geographic in May 2020. Today (December 6), Entertainment Weekly has shared the primary photograph of Erivo because the Queen of Soul. Check out the picture beneath by way of National Geographic Channel’s Instagram.

Genius: Aretha will characteristic quite a few Aretha Franklin’s hit songs, together with “I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)” and “Chain of Fools.” Cynthia Erivo will carry out lots of the songs herself.

Read Pitchfork’s characteristic “How Aretha Franklin Earned Her Crown as the Queen of Soul.”