As/Is·Posted on Mar 2, 2016Zoe Saldana Is Wearing Blackface In The Nina Simone Biopic And People Are PissedHollywood tried it...again!by Essence GantBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink The trailer for Nina, the Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana, is finally here. View this video on YouTube youtube.com The movie is set to open in theaters on April 22. Since the movie's announcement in 2010, fans of Simone — and even the icon's daughter — have voiced issues with Hollywood casting Saldana to play the artist. In an attempt to make Saldana look like Simone, makeup artists applied dark makeup to Saldana's body and even crafted her a prosthetic nose. theverge.com And to no surprise, fans are STILL not here for it! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com At ALLLLLLLL! CocoaFab @MyCocoaFab The Epically Horrible Nina Simone Movie Starring Zoe Saldana Coming Soon - https://t.co/29JD27R6VF 05:47 PM - 01 Mar 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Like, not even a little bit. Twitter: @ForHarriet People have questions. Twitter: @WlZKHALlFA Understandably so, because of this. Twitter: @eveewing And this. Twitter: @kamythia "My skin is black, my arms are long. My hair is woolly, my back is strong. Strong enough to take the pain, inflicted again and again."—Nina Simone And this, too. Twitter: @DamoneWilliams_ Twitter: @BBSchae Valid arguments are being raised. Twitter: @AsToldByMyles Twitter: @thesoulasylum And Simone fans just can't even take the production seriously. Twitter: @MatthewACherry They're calling out Hollywood... VSB @VerySmartBros Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone Is What Happens When Diversity Doesn’t https://t.co/9k0iH9GZm0 02:07 PM - 02 Mar 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite ...and namedropping actresses who would have brought more justice to the role. Twitter: @delafro_ Raquel Willis @RaquelWillis_ Viola Davis would've been amazing as Nina Simone. 10:42 PM - 01 Mar 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @herboldsoul @Luvvie is basically all of Black Twitter right now. Twitter: @Luvvie But fortunately, Nina isn't our only option to celebrate the legend's story. Twitter: @sassycrass Enjoy What Happened, Miss Simone? here on Netflix. Hollywood, y'all stay trying shit. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com Several seats, please.