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  • Finally! Nina Simone Bio Pic ‘Nina’ Set for Release this Year

    May 24, 15 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *Ever since the Nina Simone biopic, “Nina,” was completed in 2013, folks have been waiting for a release date. Now we have an idea of when the film, with its controversial casting of Zoe Saldana, will see the light of day. While talking with The Hollywood Reporter, Ben Latham-Jones the newly named owner of Ealing […]

  • Sony Accused by Nina Simone Heirs of Pirating Late Singer’s Music

    May 23, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The Nina Simone estate and Sony are at it again. We’re talking business partners who just can ‘t seem to get along. It seems that 80 of Simone’s albums have been added to iTunes and other digital venues without authorization, according to court papers. Just when things seemed to be on the right track because […]

  • ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Premieres June 24 in Theaters

    May 8, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Film Chronicles Nina Simone’s Journey from Child Piano Prodigy to Iconic Musician and Passionate Activist, Told in Her Own Words. “What Happened, Miss Simone?“ The Netflix Original Documentary on music icon Nina Simone from Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus, will premiere in all territories where Netflix is available on Friday, June 26 at 12:01AMPT. Netflix will also […]

  • Jazmine Sullivan Remakes Nina Simone’s ‘Baltimore’ for Netflix Doc (Watch)

    May 7, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *A video for Jazmine Sullivan’s rendition of Nina Simone’s 1978 track “Baltimore” for the Netflix documentary “What Happened Miss Simone?” has hit the Internet. The song appears on a tribute album connected to the film, set to premiere June 26 on the streaming service. Lauryn Hill, Common, Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Simone’s daughter Lisa […]

  • New Trailer for Netflix Doc, ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ (Watch)

    Apr 29, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Netflix documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus takes viewers into the heart, mind and craft of the iconic recording artist and civil rights activist through her own songs, diary entries and letters. “With additional rare concert footage and interviews with Simone’s daughter, friends and collaborators, the […]

  • Netflix’s Nina Simone Doc to Also Play in Theaters (Trailer)

    Mar 11, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *A documentary about Nina Simone deserves the movie theater experience – and luckily, that option will be available when the film premieres on Netflix this summer. As previously reported, the streaming service will offer “What Happened, Miss Simone?” beginning June 26. According to Billboard, the film will now open in theaters as well. [Watch the trailer below.] Liz Garbus’ […]