Angela Bassett Talks New Film, Reflects on Tina Turner Role

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett Talks New Film, Reflects on Tina Turner Role

The Olympus Has Fallen star on her most memorable role.

Published March 19, 2013

Angela Bassett has come a long way since she played Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do With It, but she remembers the film like it was yesterday.

The gorgeous actress, who has a hard time believing it's been 20 years since the seminal biopic was released, reflects on her most challenging role to date, and tells us what the most painful part was about playing Miss Tina. 

Plus, Bassett, along with her co-star Aaron Eckhart, tells us about her new film, Olympus Has Fallen, in which she plays the head of the Secret Service. She also plays our quick-fire game, during which we find out where the actress stands on Waiting to Exhale vs. How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Hollywood vs. Harlem and a number of other topics.

Watch the exclusive video below. Olympus Has Fallen hits theaters this Friday.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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