Cynthia Mort

Zoe Saldana Shares Why She Agreed to Nina Simone Biopic

The much-criticized actress also spilled what she learned from making the film.

Nina Simone's Estate, Internet Go Off After Seeing 'Nina' Trailer

Much of the backlash has been directed at star Zoe Saldana, rather than the filmmakers.

A Personal Take on the Nina Simone Biopic's Casting Troubles

The unauthorized biopic of Nina Simone has been riddled with criticism for casting Mary J. Blige and, most recently, Zoe Saldana in the starring role. Here, an (admittedly sentimental) argument for why it’s a fail.