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This still is from the first trailer for Nina, starring Zoe Saldana as singer Nina Simone. This image of Saldana in dark makeup and with a prosthetic nose helped reignite a controversy over skin color and casting. Nina (2016) Trailer, IMDb hide caption

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Nina (2016) Trailer, IMDb

In this composite image, a comparison has been made between Nina Simone and actress Zoe Saldana. David Redfern/Frazer Harrison/Redferns/Getty Images for Relativity Media hide caption

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David Redfern/Frazer Harrison/Redferns/Getty Images for Relativity Media

Saldana As Simone Resurfaces A Debate Beyond Black And White

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