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FILE PHOTO: Actress Zoe Saldana To Play Nina Simone In Biopic Role

(FILE PHOTO) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Nina Simone (L) and actress Zoe Saldana. Zoe Saldana will reportedly play Nina Simone in a film biopic by writer and director Cynthia Mort and executive producer Jimmy Lovine. ***LEFT IMAGE*** UNSPECIFIED: Photo of Nina Simone; posed, studio. (Photo by Gilles Petard/Redferns) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 08: Actress Zoe Saldana arrives at Audi Celebrates The 2012 Golden Globe Awards at Ceconni's on January 8, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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