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Stars Show Support Of Zoe Saldana’s Role As Nina Simone In Upcoming Biopic


Actress Zoe Saldana has been getting some crap on Twitter about her role as iconic singer Nina Simone in the upcoming biopic entitled Nina.  Twitter users are claiming the actress looks nothing like Nina and was wrongfully cast. One person tweeted, “Zoe Saldana looks nothing like Nina Simone #FAIL not even close." Others are commenting ...

First Trailer Of Zoë Saldana As Nina Simone Released And It’s Getting Some Flack


The Nina Simone biopic Nina, starring Zoë Saldana, is finally hitting theaters in April after toiling for years in development hell – and judging from this first trailer released today, Saldana seems to channel the legendary “High Priestess of Soul” quite well. However, Saldana's casting and look in the film has received blacklash by people ...

First Look: Netflix Releases The First Trailer For Their Nina Simone Documentary ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’


On June 26, Netflix will release a documentary film on the life of legendary singer Nina Simone that uses not only her music but rare, never before heard audio recordings of Simone discussing her life. Cut together with present-day interviews of the family and friends that knew her best, What Happened, Miss Simone? sounds ...