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Watch Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone In New Biopic Trailer

Nina arrives in April.

March 02, 2016

In recent years, the legacy of Nina Simone has been investigated from a variety of angles. In 2013, she earned a chapter in the book How It Feels to Be Free: Black Women Entertainers And The Civil Rights Movement. Last year, Netflix released What Happened, Miss Simone?, a documentary accompanied by a tribute album featuring Jazmine Sullivan, Usher, Mary J. Blige, and more.

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Another movie about the singer is due out April 22. Nina stars Zoe Saldana as Simone and David Oyelowo as her assistant-turned-manager, Clifton Henderson. The film marks the directorial debut of Cynthia Mort. EW shared the first trailer for the movie today.

Musical biopic fans have plenty to look forward to: Don Cheadles' Miles Ahead is also slated for a spring wide-release.

Watch Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone In New Biopic Trailer