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The Emmys are right around the corner and Hollywood's leading ladies want to discuss more than what they're wearing on the red carpet.

Lifetime netted ratings gold with the premiere of their controversial biopic, Whitney.  The movie based on the late Whitney Houston’s love life with ex-husband, Bobby Brown, directed by Angela Bassett scored 4.5 million in total viewers becoming Lifetime’s most watched movie since their remake of Flowers in the Attic. The film starring The film starring Yaya DaCosta as […]

The long-awaited Whitney Houston biopic, Whitney, premiers on Lifetime tomorrow, Saturday, January 17.  Directed by the stellar Angela Bassett and starring Yaya Dacosta in what could be a career-defining role, Whitney has seen its fair share of controversy; namely, Whitney Houston’s family members expressing their wishes that the movie not be made.  Nevertheless, Bassett took […]

Lifetime biopics are making us a little leery after the atrocious “Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B” biopic that aired on the channel in November. Naturally, we were a little skeptical at the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, which was directed by Angela Bassett, until now. A trailer for “Whitney” was released on BuzzFeed, and it looks […]

  Angela Bassett is standing by her work on Whitney Houston‘s biopic for Lifetime. Over the last year, Lifetime has definitely been on a kick…

Actress Angela Bassett is moving her career in another direction. The “Betty & Coretta” star has been chosen to direct a film based on the life of the late pop legend Whitney Houston. The Lifetime film will serve as Bassett’s first foray into film directing. Currently the working title is “Whitney Houston” and will focus […]

A tribute to all the actors and actresses who have brought legends back to life through films.

Despite what fans may think, veteran actors still get nervous when working on new films. Case and point would be legendary actress Angela Bassett. In a recent interview, Bassett admitted nerves took hold of her when she started filming her new film “Black Nativity.” The film about an estranged family coming together during the holidays […]

  With almost three decades worth of roles under her belt, the name Angela Bassett still elicits both deep admiration and awe.  If mainstream Hollywood has Meryl Streep up on a pedestal,  Angela is easily the Grande Dame of Black Hollywood.  From her explosive roles as the iconic Tina Turner to her car burning, woman-done-wrong […]