An American actress, Angela Bassett's film credits include "What's Love Got To Do With It", "How Stella Got Her Groove Back", "Malcolm X", "Notorious" and "The Rosa Parks Story."
Angela Bassett keeps faith in ?Black Nativity?
LOS ANGELES ? Angela Bassett has plenty of reasons to celebrate the season, starting with ?Black Nativity,? the holiday-themed musical that pairs her with Forest Whitaker. In this reworking of the acclaimed Langston Hughes Christmas production, Bassett, 55, plays Aretha Cobbs, the wife of Whitaker?s Rev. Cobbs, a Harlem preacher long estranged from their only daughter (Jennifer Hudson). They?ve ...Jennifer Hudson and Angela Bassett talk music
We had a chance to meet up with Angela Bassett and some of the cast of the Black Nativity to talk about the music in this new holiday film. The Black Nativity features an all star cast, including Jennifer Hudson, ?Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett talk about their roles in ?Black Nativity?
Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett talk about their roles in ?Black Nativity?'Black Nativity' Trailer
The adaptation of Langston Hughes' popular musical fable features Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett. This year has seen a remarkable demonstration of the emergence of a potent new African-American audience. Studios always recognized that certain action movies and irreverent comedies would attract black moviegoers. But the success of Lee Daniels? The Butler and the strong ...'Black Nativity': Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson share Langston Hughes' gospel play with a modern ...
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"It's definitely something to consider, because it's been a good ride," says Angela Bassett, of returning to "American Horror Story" on FX.Let?s hear a ?hallelujah? for ?Black Nativity?
A three-star review of the timely and tuneful ?Black Nativity,? a musical based on Langston Hughes? gospel play.A Harlem Christmas tangle, with music
A Christmas story about a mother long estranged from her parents, about her son who doesn't even know his grandma and grandpa, about hard times and near crimes, Black Nativity offers a whopping serving of Yuletide emotion. And it's a musical - with plenty of wailing and rapping on the side.Review: 'Black Nativity' is bold but clumsy
[...] its faith-based thrust and highly marketable musical elements should connect with viewers inclined to welcome the momentary transformation of their movie theater into a church ? specifically, a black Baptist church energetically presided over by the Rev. Cornell Cobbs (Forest Whitaker), one of the principal characters in this fractious family drama. Lemmons (helming her first feature since ...Tyrese Aimed to Make One A-List Actor Proud in ?Black Nativity? (Listen)
*Actor and R&B singer Tyrese co-stars in the highly anticipated musical ?Black Nativity,? which boasts a star-studded cast that also includes Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson and more. Tyrese plays a street hustler whose past is about to catch up with him in a major way. Now, for Tyrese ? acting and singing seem [?]
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