ANGELA BASSETT

Casting Room: Whitney Houston Biopic Finds Its Star

Casting Room: Whitney Houston Biopic Finds Its Star

  by Angel Lenise

You tune in for the promos and press conferences. You sign on for the social media campaigns. You mark your calendars for the premieres, sequels, and revivals of TV, film, and theatre’s most-promising projects. But before new shows [...]

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Backstage at the Independent Spirit Awards

Backstage at the Independent Spirit Awards

  by Nola Weinstein

Being backstage at the Independent Spirit Awards basically means you get to hang out outside by the beach in Santa Monica and watch as stellar talent shuffles in and out of the awards tent. So with the Los Angeles weather acting up this [...]

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Brandy Wants Lupita Nyong’o To Know She’s Amazing

Brandy Wants Lupita Nyong’o To Know She’s Amazing

  by Angel Lenise

With 20 years under her belt as an A-list multihyphenate—Grammy Award-winning singer, NAACP Image Award-winning actress—one might assume that it takes a lot to take Brandy’s breath away. As it turns out, a riveting, Oscar-winning [...]

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Winner’s Circle: American Hustle is Supreme at the 2014 SAG Awards

Winner’s Circle: American Hustle is Supreme at the 2014 SAG Awards

  by Angel Lenise

Even with rave reviews from fans and critics alike, sometimes, it’s the acclaim from your peers that matters most. That’s what the annual Screen Actors Guild Awards is all about. Tonight, it presented a platform for the likes of Matt [...]

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Mad Hatters: Coco Rocha, Lauren Conrad, and Angela Bassett Fascinate at the Kentucky Derby

Mad Hatters: Coco Rocha, Lauren Conrad, and Angela Bassett Fascinate at the Kentucky Derby

  by Angel Lenise

While true equestrian fans were there to cheer on their race team of choice, fashionistas tuned in to Kentucky Derby festivities to see who won the millinery mile. After all, a stampede of thoroughbreds (go Orb!) can't drown out the [...]

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