The brand new season of Genius is coming quickly to Nationwide Geographic. The season, specializing in the lifetime of Aretha Franklin, will star Cynthia Erivo because the Queen of Soul herself. She has now shared a poster for the brand new season on social media.
“Immediately, Double Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo (@CynthiaErivo) marked her birthday by honoring The Queen and unveiling the unique key artwork for Nationwide Geographic’s extremely anticipated 8-part restricted collection, GENIUS: ARETHA. Erivo will star because the legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, within the third season of the Emmy award-winning world anthology collection. This set up will discover Aretha Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable profession, in addition to the immeasurable impression and lasting affect she has had on music and tradition around the globe. GENIUS: ARETHA will premiere on Nationwide Geographic this March.
The beforehand introduced forged consists of Emmy(R)-winning Courtney B. Vance (The Individuals V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) as Aretha’s father, C.L. Franklin; Malcolm Barrett (Timeless, Preacher) as Ted White, Franklin’s first husband and enterprise supervisor; David Cross (Mr. Present, Arrested Improvement) as legendary music producer Jerry Wexler; Grammy(R) Award successful musician and actor Tip “T.I.” Harris (Ant Man, Get Onerous) as Ken Cunningham; Patrice Covington (The Coloration Purple, Ain’t Misbehavin’) and Rebecca Naomi Jones (Oklahoma!, The Huge Sick) painting Erma and Carolyn Franklin, respectively, as Aretha’s sisters and frequent background singers who supported and collaborated with their well-known sibling; Steven Norfleet (Watchmen, Dynasty) as older brother Cecil Franklin, who stepped in as Aretha’s supervisor following her divorce from Ted White; veteran actress Pauletta Washington (Beloved, She’s Gotta Have It) as Aretha’s nurturing and loving paternal grandmother, Rachel; Omar J. Dorsey (Queen Sugar) as James Cleveland; Marque Richardson (Expensive White Individuals) as King Curtis, Kimberly Hébert Gregory (Vice Principals) as Ruth Bowen; and introducing Shaian Jordan as younger Aretha Franklin, Little Re.”
What do you think? Are you planning to look at season three of the Genius TV present on Nationwide Geographic?