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 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.