• ‘Genius': Nat Geo May Make Aretha Franklin the Season 3 Subject Instead of Mary Shelley

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Genius! National Geographic Channel wants to fast-track an Aretha Franklin season of Fox and Imagine's docu-drama “Genius,” an insider with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. Ideally, the parties hope to use the Queen of Soul's installment as the anthology series' upcoming Season 3.
    Back in April, Nat Geo said “Genius” Season 3 would focus on “Frankenstein” author Mary Shelley. It's possible that Shelley could still be the third season's subject, the insider tells us, with Franklin profiled after. The network wants both Franklin and Shelley to happen - it would just be preferable to...
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  • ‘Genius': Nat Geo May Make Aretha Franklin the Season 3 Subject Instead of Mary Shelley

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    National Geographic is eyeing the upcoming third season of “Genius” to focus on the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, an insider with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap.
    Nat Geo announced back in April the third season of the docu-drama would focus on “Frankenstein” author Mary Shelley. It's possible that Shelley could still be the season 3 subject, with Franklin profiled in a later season. The network wants both to happen, the insider continued.
    Fox 21 Television Studios, which produces the show, declined to comment. Nat Geo did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for...
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  • ‘Genius': Aretha Franklin Eyed As Subject Of Season 3 Of National Geographic Series

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : The upcoming third season of National Geographic 's scripted anthology series Genius may be devoted to the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin , who died in August at age 76.
    Genius , which comes from Imagine Television and Fox 21 TV Studios, was renewed for a third season in April, with author Mary Shelley revealed as its subject, to follow Albert Einstein and Picasso. I hear that installment remains in development.
    I hear the idea for doing a Franklin-centered Genius ...
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