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There's a New Nina Simone Film Coming to Netflix

There’s a New Nina Simone Film Coming to Netflix

by Jamilah King on December 8 2014, 12:35PM

Expect it to be available sometime in 2015.

Topics: Culture

Will the James Brown Biopic Truly Capture the Godfather of Soul?

Will the James Brown Biopic Truly Capture the Godfather of Soul?

by Jamilah King on August 1 2014, 7:00AM

The new James Brown film is one of a handful that revisit the legacies of pioneering African-American musicians. But will their political legacies be sanitized in the process?

Topics: Arts & Culture

Zoe Saldana's Nina Simone Biopic is in Trouble

Zoe Saldana’s Nina Simone Biopic is in Trouble

by Jamilah King on May 16 2014, 11:30AM

Again.

Topics: Culture

Did Nina Simone's Daughter Steal Charitable Funds From Singer's Estate?

Did Nina Simone’s Daughter Steal Charitable Funds From Singer’s Estate?

by Jamilah King on November 25 2013, 2:35PM

That’s what the California Attorney General is trying to figure out.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Awkward Black Girl' Issa Rae to Play Role as Nina Simone

‘Awkward Black Girl’ Issa Rae to Play Role as Nina Simone

by Jamilah King on June 5 2013, 10:41AM

Move over, Zoe Saldana.

Topics: /NOW

Marvin Gaye's Son Says Lenny Kravitz Playing his Father is 'Shameful'

Marvin Gaye’s Son Says Lenny Kravitz Playing his Father is ‘Shameful’

by Jorge Rivas on December 3 2012, 11:35AM

Lenny Kravitz has signed up to star as the soul singer in the project, currently going under the working title of “Sexual Healing.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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

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

by Akiba Solomon on October 30 2012, 9:05AM

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.

Topics: Gender, Arts & Culture, Nina Simone

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