National Geographic Debuts 'Genius: Aretha' Trailer

Limited series starring Cynthia Erivo to debut Memorial Day weekend
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National Geographic previewed its Genius: Aretha series Sunday night during the Academy Awards, three months before the show's Memorial Day premiere. 

The eight-part series, the third installment in National Geographic's Genius anthology series, stars Cynthia Erivo as the Queen of Soul. Also starring in the series are Courtney B. Vance, Malcolm Barrett, Patrice Covington and Marque Richardson.