Angela Bassett

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  • Birth Name: Angela Evelyn Bassett
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/16/1958, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Disney Channel Star Zendaya to Portray Aaliyah in Lifetime Biopic

Back when Beyoncé was still just a child of destiny, Aaliyah was burning up the music charts and lighting up movie screens in films like Romeo Must Die. And now, 13 years after her tragic death in a plane crash at the age of 22, she's finally getting the biopic treatment. 

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Top Model's Yaya DaCosta to Play Whitney Houston in Lifetime Biopic

Yaya DaCosta has landed the lead role in Lifetime's Whitney Houston biopic, TVLine reports.

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Angela Bassett to Direct Whitney Houston Movie for Lifetime

The late Whitney Houston is getting the biopic treatment over at Lifetime, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Oscar nominee Angela Bassett, who starred opposite Houston in 1995's  Waiting to Exhale, will direct the film, currently titled Whitney Houston. The movie will focus on the relationship between the singer and her ex-husband Bobby Brown from the time they met through the dissolution of their tumultuous marriage.

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Mr. And Mrs. Smith Scene: Those Doors
Mr. And Mrs. Smith Scene: We Need To T
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Black Nativity: Introducing Jacob Lati

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Black Nativity [HD]

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The Seven Wonders
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Go to Hell
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Protect the Coven
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The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 BET Awards 2013 TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 Christmas in Harlem TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 Olympus Has Fallen Movie, Actor
2013 Black Nativity Movie, Actor - Aretha Cobbs
2013 American Horror Story TV Show Series, Actor - Marie Laveau

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News

Michael Chiklis Joins American Horror Story: Freak Show

Michael Chiklis has joined the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show. Chiklis surprised Horror Story fans by joining the cast on stage during Friday's PaleyFest panel.

"[This is] somebody who I have loved for many, many years and courted for many, many years and we finally found the right role for him," executive producer Ryan Murphy said before the actor came out on stage. "He's playing... read more

American Horror Story Season 4 Title Revealed

Get ready for American Horror Story: Freak Show!

After a writer revealed last week that the fourth season would take place at a carnival, creator Ryan Murphy tweeted the official name of the next installment on Monday. 

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Scandal, 12 Years a Slave, NCIS: LA Win NAACP Image Awards

12 Years a Slave was the big winner in the motion picture category at Saturday's NAACP Image Awards, while Scandal, Person of Interest and NCIS: LA all took home television prizes.

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Fringe's Lance Reddick to Raise Hell on American Horror Story

Fringe alum Lance Reddick has landed a multi-episode arc on American Horror Story: Coven, Entertainment Weekly reports.

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FX Orders Fourth Installment of American Horror Story

FX has scared up more American Horror Story. The networked has ordered a fourth installment of 13 episodes.

"Put simply, Ryan Murphy is a master television producer," John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions, said. "Time and time again he reinvents the form...Every year, they create a riveting and brilliant new miniseries.  AHS: Coven is the best yet, and I have no doubt that the next installment will be even better."

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