Mary J. Blige To Play Legend Nina Simone In Film

Mary J. Blige

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Billboard.com has reported that Mary J Blige has been chosen to play jazz legend Nina Simone in a new film.

Simone was also a civil rights activist and a schizophrenic.  This could be a big role for Blige.

The movie will be directed by Cynthia Mort and will be called simply Nina.  The film will be shot in the UK.

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