Why Zoe Saldana regrets portrayal of Nina Simone in biopic

In the early 2010s, Zoe Saldana stood as one of the rising actresses in Hollywood. Following her roles in Colombiana and Avatar, Saldana appeared to be making significant moves in her career. However, she received backlash when she portrayed Nina Simone in the 2016 biopic, Nina. During the filming, Saldana, who is Afro-Latina, wore skin-darkening […]

Will Vin Diesel star in the ‘Avatar’ sequel?

Vin Diesel has teased his participation in a mega movie sequel. The 51-year-old actor has seemingly let slip that he will be working with James Cameron on the new installments of his sci-fi franchise Avatar sequels. He shared a video on Instagram of himself and the filmmaker on set, in which he strongly suggested the pair were working together. Speaking […]

‘Avenger: Infinity War’s’ red carpet global premiere was Marvel-ous

On Tuesday, April 23 in Los Angeles, stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland,  Chadwick Boseman,  Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Tom Hiddleston, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Brolin, […]

Congrats are in order for Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego

Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego reveal they’ve welcomed baby number three. On Saturday, Feb. 18, Saldana, 38, revealed via Instagram that she and husband Marco Perego, 37, recently welcomed their third child, a baby boy named Zen. The actress, who was not recently pregnant, did not give details on whether he was adopted or born […]

Zoe Saldana blasted for saying Donald Trump is a victim of bullying

Zoe Saldana believes that Donald Trump is a victim of bullying. The actress, who starred in films such as Avatar and Colombiana, shared her thoughts on Hollywood’s treatment of Trump. “We got cocky and became arrogant and we also became bullies,” Saldana said. “We were trying to single out a man for all these things […]

Zoe Saldana gets tattoo of husband’s face; find out where

According to the Guardians of the Galaxy star, the piece was two years in the making. “You want it to be in a place that’s private, that you only show when you’re, like, in a bathing suit,” Saldana shared. “And I’ve been wanting to get it for two years … but I finally got it.”

Zoe Saldana reveals struggle with autoimmune disease

While to the outside world actress Zoe Saldana, 38, appears to have it all, the Star Trek franchise star recently revealed to Net-A-Porter that she’s been battling an autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. According to Mayo Clinic, Hasimoto’s disease, also called chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, is a condition that causes the immune system to attack your thyroid, […]

Zoe Saldana slams Hollywood sexism, finally responds to ‘Nina’ haters

Zoe Saldana often plays indomitable action heroines on the big screen, but the star recently revealed to Allure that she often has to battle studios to have her voice heard, and to cope with unfair off-screen criticism from those she sees as her sisters. While working on one of her films, Saldana’s request for the […]

Queen Latifah and Paula Patton defend Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana has had a rough few weeks as she’s been repeatedly blasted by fans and family members of late soul legend Nina Simone for her portrayal of the singer in the upcoming film biopic Nina. Although lots of people have had something negative to say about Saldana and the film, Saldana recently got some […]

India Arie blasts Nina Simone biopic

Everywhere you turn it seems like somebody is talking about the upcoming Nina Simone biopic and unfortunately for the movie’s star, Zoe Saldana, most people don’t have anything positive to say about her portrayal of the soul legend. Now, famous singer India Arie has weighed in on the matter and blasted the film, as well. As […]

Nina Simone’s daughter defends Zoe Saldana; still hates film

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The backlash and controversy surrounding the upcoming Zoe Saldana led biopic on the life of beloved music icon Nina Simone has been far and wide. Everyone from bewildered fans to fellow actresses have weighed in on the issue (usually with criticism of Saldana) since promotion of the film began to kick into high gear last […]

Nina Simone’s brother responds to Zoe Saldana

2016 isn’t going so well for Zoe Saldana’s career. After enjoying a quiet few months at the top of the year, Saldana came under extreme scrutiny this past week as promotion began for her highly controversial portrayal of late soul legend Nina Simone in the upcoming Nina biopic. And after being blasted by Simone’s estate earlier […]

See Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone in 1st ‘Nina’ trailer


[jwplatform YoQvpf2K] First look at Zoe Saldana’s controversial portrayal of the late music icon Nina Simone, including her rise to fame, tribulations, and redemption due in part to her close relationship with her manager, Clifton Henderson (David Oyelowo). The film also co-stars Mike Epps and Ella Thomas. Nina hits theaters April 22.

Zoe Saldana’s ‘Nina’ releases 1st poster, faces backlash

Black Twitter is outraged yet again over Zoe Saldana’s Nina. As previously reported in 2012, the Internet was up in arms over rumors the Guardians of the Galaxy actress was cast to play the legendary African American singer Nina Simone. According to the press release, Saldana will portray Simone, “one of the century’s most extraordinary […]

Director Jerry LaMothe separates the saints from the sinners

Bounce TV has a new highly anticipated drama that has tongues wagging about its provocative storyline. New York transplant and Atlanta resident director Jerry Lamothe has been tapped to direct the drama series that centers around the pursuit of power, intertwined with deceit, greed, corruption and murder — all within the confines of a large […]

Miguel books a major movie role

Fans of R&B star Miguel will soon get to see the crooner in a new light when he shows his acting chops in an upcoming Ben Affleck movie. The Grammy-winning singer has signed on to join the all-star cast of Live By Night, a prohibition-era crime drama based on a novel by Dennis Lehane, that Affleck […]

Zoe Saldana to create exciting shows for millennial moms

Actress Zoe Saldana will soon be calling the shots from the other side of the camera per a new production deal inked with DreamWorks’ AwesomenessTV. Under the new deal, the 37-year-old actress will produce original content targeted towards millennial moms for the forthcoming digital network Awestruck. Saldana, along with sisters Mariel and Cisely, will produce […]

Zoe Saldana’s Nina Simone biopic set to hit theaters in December

Zoe Saldana’s controversial turn as legendary singer and activist Nina Simone is on its way to theaters. RLJ Entertainment recently announced that it has acquired the North American rights to Nina and plans to release the film in December. “I had the special privilege early in my career of working with Ms. Simone while coordinating […]