MARY J BLIGE TO PLAY NINA SIMONE IN UPCOMING BIOPIC
The Queen of Hip-hop and Soul, Mary J Blige will be working the sets of Hollywood as she will be playing the biggest acting role of career portraying the American singer/pianist Nina Simone . The movie is set to land cinemas in 2012 . The 40 -year-old Bronx native was announced to play the role back in 2005 but things died down afterwards. While announcing the release of her 1oth studio Lp ' My Life II: The Journey Continues ', Mary has also revealed to her fans that she would be featuring in another movie titled ' Rock of Ages ' alongside Tom Cruise and Alec Baldwin . She will be playing the role of Justice Charlier .