Angela Bassett accepted an Honorary Oscar at the 14th Governors Awards Tuesday night. During her speech, she shouted out “trailblazing” Black actresses that paved the way for her, including Ruby Dee, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Rosalind Cash.
National Geographic has tapped Oscar nominees Angela Bassett and Jeremy Renner, and Emmy nominee Awkwafina to narrate a trio of shows bound for Disney+. Bassett, who was nominated for playing Queen Ramonda in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, will produce and narrate Queens, which "features matriarchies and female leaders around the world to... Read More.
On Monday, June 26, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced that Angela Bassett, Mel Brooks, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial editor Carol Littleton and the Sundance Institute’s Michelle Satter will be honored with The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.The so-called "honorary Oscar" is bestowed... Read More.
TIME has released its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and amid world leaders and other newsmakers are top Hollywood names.Michael B. Jordan made the 2023 TIME100, with roles in front of, and behind the camera with, respectively, the... Read More.
Angela Bassett's role as Queen Ramonda in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever resulted in a Golden Globe — and now, a groundbreaking Oscar nomination. The actress received a nod in the category of Best Supporting Actress, making her the first actor from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to be... Read More.
While Hollywood couplings aren't usually made to last, Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett have been making marriage work for 25 years. While on the red carpet at Sunday night's Critics Choice Awards, the pair spoke with People about their relationship. As a metaphor for how they keep things... Read More.
After winning her Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe for her work in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Angela Bassett was asked backstage if she ever considered skipping the ceremony in light of the controversy surrounding the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.The organization vowed reforms after a... Read More.
Ahead of Disney's Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration, airing Thursday at 8 p.m. on ABC, producer Jon M. Chu confirmed the special will feature a tribute to Angela Lansbury, who died in October. Lansbury voiced Mrs. Potts in the original 1991 animated feature“We definitely do... Read More.
It's one thing to do an impersonation of an actor, but another to do it with them in your presence. Clips of Keke Palmer imitating Angela Bassett in The Jacksons: An American Dream caught the attention of the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star — and Keke was asked to perform right in front of Bassett herself."I've seen... Read More.
ABC Audio has confirmed that the third season of Disney+'s Emmy-winning hit The Mandalorian will debut on the streaming service on March 1. As seen in The Book of Boba Fett, Pedro Pascal's Din Djarin reunites with little Grogu, who refuses Luke Skywalker's offer to train him in... Read More.
The Celebration of Black Cinema & Television typically honors achievements in Black filmmaking, and this year is no different. On Monday, December 5, many will gather at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles to celebrate a group of talented individuals and their accomplishments... Read More.