Nope, we're not joking, Angie is attached to her 5th feature film this year (can you hear the joy in my voice?). Its a political thriller with an ensemble cast titled "Nothing But the Truth." Rod Lurie wrote and directs the film about a female newspaper reporter who outs a CIA agent and is imprisoned for refusing to reveal her source. Angela will play Bonnie Brillstein, filming for "Nothing But the Truth" began last wednesday (Oct. 10th) and the movie is set to hit theaters September 19th 2008. We'll keep you updated on Angela's role in this movie and for more details visit [Hollywood.com].
According to Beliefnet.com Angela is the 6th Most Powerful Christian in Hollywood!
She's played such iconic women as Rosa Parks, Betty Shabazz (Malcolm X's wife), and Tina Turner, and voiced Queen Esther in the audio "The Bible Experience." Along the way, Angela Bassett has picked up a Golden Globe and been nominated for an Oscar, an Emmy, and many other major awards. Like Denzel Washington, Bassett is a longtime worshipper at the West Angeles Church of God in Christ. Though she rarely speaks to the media about her faith, Bassett recently told the L.A. Times, "When you realize that every breath is a gift from God. When you realize how small you are, but how much he loved you. That he, Jesus, would die, the son of God himself on earth, then you...you just weep." She added, "Loving God is like my being black. I just am. [No one says] 'You know what? I'm gonna be blacker today!' It's my culture. It's not something I put on or take off or show more. You just communicate that in the way you live your life."
Check out the other 11 Powerful Christians in Hollywood at [Beliefnet.com]