Aretha Franklin mini-series will air this fall


Nat Geo's mini-series on Aretha Franklin is set to air this fall, according to Variety.

The network announced in March that the 10-part drama Genius: Aretha would be delayed due to the coronavirus. Cynthia Erivo is set to play the Queen of Soul, with co-stars as Courtney B. Vance as her preacher-father C.L. Franklin and David Cross as producer Jerry Wexler (Variety)