This Saturday, September 12, is a special date for Jennifer Hudson who celebrates her 39th birthday. The Hollywood actress is in one of the best moments of her artistic career with a biographical film about Aretha Franklin on doors and participation in public events, the diva celebrates her day virtually surrounded by the love of her fans.
Jennifer Hudson’s life completely changed in 2004 when she appeared on the talent show, American Idol. Although he did not win and was in seventh place, that was not an impediment to demonstrate that dreams come true with effort and dedication. The diva made her leap to acting in “Dreamgirls” which earned her an Oscar as a supporting actress.
With a career on the rise in Hollywood, his prodigious voice and face gained followers on the screens and was increasingly sought after by producers in films and productions. After winning the Academy Award, Jennifer Hudson appeared in ” Sex and the City ” and “The Secret Life of Bees” and is currently waiting to release the biopic of Franklin.
Hudson’s great admiration for Aretha Franklin is no secret to anyone and that same feeling led her to be chosen by the same singer to bring her to life on the big screen. “In April 2003, I was able to see her in Merrillville, Indiana, where she performed a concert. That was before ‘Dreamgirls’ before he ever dreamed of touching her one day. I have had to pay tribute to him many times since then, but each time is like the first time, ”added Jennifer Hudson in the same conversation.
Before she died, Aretha Franklin authorized Jennifer Hudson to play her in a movie, which of course is a challenge for her. “I still feel like it’s in me, really. I just hope to fulfill your requests. You think you respect Aretha, but once you see the movie and learn her story, you can’t help but have a new respect for her, “added the singer of hits like” I Still Love You “or” One Night Only. “