Mary J. Blige Out, Zoe Saldana In To Play Nina Simone In Biopic

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Actress Zoe Saldana has been tabbed to play Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic about the Jazz pianist and vocalist. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the script is written by Cynthia Mort (The Brave One), who is also set to be the film’s director, and has been in the works for a few years. Originally, Mary J. Blige was set to portray Simone in the film, which was previously reported to be titled Nina and details the singer’s relationship with her longtime manager Clifton Henderson… Continue

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