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Angela Bassett

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  1. Fox Searchlight Calls Off October Start for 'Black Nativity' Amid Trouble Casting Male Lead

    5:00 am 9/13/2012

    Laurence Fishburne and Samuel L. Jackson are among several actors who have passed on the musical project, which features Jennifer Hudson and Angela Bassett in supporting roles.Read more

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  2. Angela Bassett to Play Coretta Scott King in Lifetime Movie (Exclusive)

    12:17 am 8/23/2012

    She'll co-star opposite Mary J. Blige in "Betty and Coretta," the story of widows of King and Malcolm X, with Ruby Dee on board as a narrator/historical witness.Read more

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  3. BET Awards 2012: Mariah Carey, Cissy Houston, Brandy Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston

    8:42 pm 7/1/2012

    Monica, Houston's brother Gary and Chaka Khan also were among those who took part in the segment.Read more

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  4. Angela Bassett Joins White House Thriller 'Olympus Has Fallen'

    6:55 pm 6/25/2012

    The actress will star opposite Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart in Antoine Fuqua's action film. Read more

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  5. Tony Awards 2012: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    12:25 pm 5/1/2012

    Tyne Daly, Rachel Griffiths, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Lansbury, Alan Rickman and Ricky Martin are among shutouts from the shortlist, while the positioning of James Earl Jones in lead rather than featured-actor stakes gives him steep odds to overcome.Read more

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  6. Trayvon Martin Unites Stars of R&B for Tribute Song, Celebrities for Protests (Video)

    5:54 pm 3/26/2012

    Chaka Khan, Eric Benet, "X Factor" finalist Stacy Francis, actors Terry Crews, Angela Bassett and others re-recorded Khan's "Super Life," while protestors took to the streets from New York to Los Angeles in the teen's memory.Read more

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  7. Stars Turn Out for Obama Documentary Screening

    11:32 am 3/16/2012

    David Arquette, Melanie Griffith, Kal Penn, Longoria and others mingle with entertainment industry VIPs at an invitation-only screening in Beverly Hills.Read more

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  8. Angela Bassett, Julian McMahon to Star in Fox CIA Drama Pilot

    9:30 am 3/10/2012

    The pilot casting marks her first series gig since her season-long arc on NBC's "ER."Read more

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  9. 'Waiting to Exhale' Sequel Continues Despite Whitney Houston Loss

    7:22 am 2/14/2012

    Fox will go forth with a follow-up to the 1995 ensemble drama based on Terry McMillan's novel.Read more

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  10. Sundance 2012: Julie Dash to Direct Canadian Indie 'Tupelo 77'

    2:02 pm 1/22/2012

    The director of the Angela Bassett-starrer "The Rosa Parks Story" will helm the Canuck indie film from Angel Entertainment in summer 2012. Read more

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