Millennium Films has announced that Angela Bassett, Pierce Brosnan, Milla Jovovich and Emma Thompson are set to star in James McTeigue's upcoming thriller Survivor.
The film centers on an American State Department employee (Milla Jovovich), who is working in London. Her office is bombed and she finds herself caught in a conspiracy plot that leads to her becoming a fugitive from her own country. She is tasked with clearing her name and stopping a terrorist attack on New York's Time Square before New Year's Eve.Read More
New photos from Kasi Lemmons' musical comedy Black Nativity have surfaced featuring Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson. The film is based on a play by Langston Hughes and centers on a street-wise teenager (Jacob Latimore) from Baltimore determined to return to his mother after being sent to his estranged relatives for the Christmas season. On his journey, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family. Take a look as Jennifer Hudson celebrates the Christmas spirit in these latest images that also feature Forest Whitaker and Mary J. Blige.
Black Nativity was released November 27th, 2013.Read More
A new behind-the-scenes featurette has been unleashed for Olympus Has Fallen, which focuses on actress Angela Bassett and her character Lynn Jacobs, director of the secret service.
When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning¹s inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger crisis.Read More
Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, and Jennifer Hudson have signed on to star in the musical adaptation Black Nativity for director Kasi Lemmons.
The story is adapted from the Langston Hughes libretto that was turned into a Broadway musical in 1961. The plot follows a Baltimore teenage boy who is sent to Harlem to spend Christmas with the grandparents he never met. Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett will play the boy's grandparents, with Jennifer Hudson playing the single mother who had a falling out with her reverend father after becoming pregnant. Forest Whitaker is also set to play multiple characters during the nativity sequence.Read More
Angela Bassett has joined Nu Image/Millennium's Olympus Has Fallen. Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart are already attached to star.
The action thriller is set in the White House and follows an ex-Secret Service agent who must fend off Korean terrorists at the White House and protect the President from danger. Gerard Butler is playing the former Secret Service agent with Aaron Eckhart portraying the President. The actress will be playing the director of the Secret Service.Read More
Looks like the weekend is Thor's to lose. The Nordic god seems to be tracking for a $60-$70 million opening. It could have perhaps done a bit better if the Universal mega-hit Fast Five wasn't presenting stiff competition at the box office for the fan boy crowd. So far reviews seem pretty positive for this action adventure.
Fast Five should rake in somewhere between $38-40 million.Read More
Angela Bassett will star in the ABC cop drama One Police Plaza, according to Variety.
The hourlong is in development from Criminal Minds and Grey's Anatomy exec producer Mark Gordon.Read More
Green Lantern was released June 17th, 2011.Read More