Angela Bassett Talks About Her Iconic Movie Roles

Angela Bassett Talks About Her Iconic Movie Roles

Her latest film, "London Has Fallen" opens Friday, but it's the latest in a long list of parts she's played and she speaks to EBONY.com about the most memorable ones

Angela Bassett describes her past and present film roles.

Known for her unforgettable performances in movies ranging from "What's Love Got to Do With It," where she depicted Tina Turner's life from turmoil to triumph, to "Malcolm X" where she played an unwavering, strong Betty Shabazz, Angela Bassett is one of the stage and screen's most well known actresses.

Here's she speaks with EBONY.com entertainment editor Miles Marshall Lewis about those roles and working on her her new film premeiring Friday, "London Has Fallen" in which she co-stars with Morgan Freeman.



 
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