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Zoe Saldana Expects Nina Simone Movie To Be Ready For Cannes 2015

5:38 PM 10/12/2014 by Fred Topel
Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana now has three franchises to her name: Avatar, Star Trek and Guardians of the Galaxy. Her passion project has been a biography of musician Nina Simone, and she’s wrapped filming on the movie Nina. She expects it to be ready for next year’s Cannes Film Festival. “We’re working on it and hopefully by Cannes of next year we’ll be walking down that red carpet with Nina,” Saldana said at a press conference for her animated film The Book of Life.

See Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone On Set Of Biopic – Zoe Saldana’s caught between blockbusters at the moment. She wrapped production on J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness, which reaches theaters next summer. 9 years 5 weeks ago via donnieyen

Mike Epps To Play Richard Pryor in Nina Simone Biopic (Exclusive)

Mike Epps – Pryor opened for Simone, played by Zoe Saldana, in the 1960s; pic begins shooting this week in Los Angeles. 9 years 7 weeks ago via jackiechan

Zoe Saldana Attached to Play Nina Simone – It seems one of the hardest things to do in Hollywood is get a Bio-pic made about a famous musician. Perhaps Oliver Stone‘s ‘The Doors’ is to blame. Regardless, we’ve seen recent movement on some famous bio-pics recently, and we’ve just heard that Zoe Saldana is now attached to play Nina Simone in ‘Nina.’ The Grid reports that Saldana is attached to ‘Nina’ with Cynthia Mort, best know for writing ‘The Brave One’ attached as writer and director. 9 years 16 weeks ago via donnieyen
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