Zoe Saldana has her heart set on her kids knowing the world. During dinner with her sisters and friends recently, Zoe raised the important issue of teaching her kids about their ancestry and taped the conversation for YouTube. As you’ll recall, the Nina actress and Italian artist Marco Perego got married in 2013 and welcomed […]
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During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed the backlash over Saldana's portrayal of Simone and the subsequent discussion of colorism within the African-American community.
After Saldana tried to salvage the controversy by quoting the late artist on Twitter, the estate asked her to "take Nina's name out your mouth. For the rest of your life." The estate continued to grieve over the film on Twitter, calling it "painful."
Nina Simone's legacy will be introduced to new audiences when the film, Nina, starring Zoe Saldana, is released in theaters next month. The biopic tells the story of Simone's relationship with her nurse-turned-manager Clifton Henderson and will highlight the later years of Simone's tumultuous life.
The first trailer for the long-awaited Nina Simone biopic Nina has finally arrived, following the controversial release of the film’s first poster. The film focuses on the iconic singer’s life and career, and her relationship with her former nurse-turned-manager Clifton Henderson. Zoë Saldana stars as Simone, while David Oyelowo plays Henderson. In the trailer, Simone […]
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The highly anticipated Nina Simone biopic, titled NINA, is set to hit theaters in December. The film stars Zoe Saldana as the iconic singer-songwriter and civil rights activist. RLJ Entertainment announced recently it had acquired the rights to the movie in North America. NINA’s release has been delayed for several years, plagued with casting […]
Zoe Saldana wants all men to know taking their wife’s last name will not lead to their demise. After it was revealed that Zoe’s husband,…