I'm playing the Queen Aretha Franklin's mother Barbara Franklin in season 3 of the Emmy Nominated anthology series Genius. Genius: Aretha stars Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo as Aretha and Emmy winner Courtney B Vance as Aretha's father, the Reverend C.L. Franklin. The show premieres on March, 21st 2021 on Nat Geo and available on Hulu the next day. The 8 incredible episodes will air over 4 consecutive nights. You don't want to miss it!!