Angela Bassett to Star in and Produce Fox Drama

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Fox Orders New Drama Starring Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett is coming to Fox. According to published reports, the American Horror Story actress will be teaming up with the show’s producers, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, for a new series titled 911. The as yet unannounced show will reportedly be unveiled at the network’s Upfront event next week and debut as a mid-season replacement in early 2018.
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Your First Look at Lifetime’s ‘Whitney’ Bipoic

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Here is your first look at Lifetime’s upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, set to air January 17th.

Simply titled “Whitney,” the film will deal with the singer’s tumultuous marriage to R&B singer Bobby Brown from 1992 to 2007.

Check it out below and let us know what you think.
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Angela Basset Stuns for Violet Grey

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Fifty-five Never Looked So Good

Actress/Director Angela Bassett is looking all kinds of fabulous in her recent photo shoot for Violet Grey’s online magazine The Violet Files.

Bassett, who turns 56 on the 16th, kept it classy, opting to be photographed in a black teddy bustier, partially cover by a white black tie shirt and silk robe.
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Yaya Da Costa as Whitney Houston

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It’s finally here you guys: Your first look at Yaya DaCosta as 80s pop icon Whitney Houston.

As previously reported, the former “America’s Next Top Model” beauty landed the role of a lifetime when she auditioned for Angela Bassett and reportedly blew the Academy Award nominated actress away.
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Bobbi Kristina is Not Here for Angela Bassett

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Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina is not very pleased with “American Horror Story: Coven” actress Angela Bassett.

As previously reported, Angela will be helming the upcoming Lifetime biopic on Whitney, which will see former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant Yaya DaCosta take on the role of the iconic singer.

Bobbi Kristina’s gripe with Angela apparently stems from Angela’s decision to cast Yaya to play Whitney, instead of herself.
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Yaya DaCosta Cast to Play Whitney Houston

YAYA DACOSTA TO PLAY WHITNEY HOUSTON IN NEW FILM

Former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant, Yaya DaCosta, has just landed the acting gig of a lifetime.

According to published reports, DaCosta will take on the role of Whitney Houston in the upcoming Angela Bassett directed film about the singer’s life and untimely death in 2012 at the tender age of only 48.

DaCosta may have come to the public’s attention as an aspiring model, but it has been her many acting roles in films like “TRON: Legacy,” “The Butler,” and “The Kids are All Right,” that have helped keep the beautiful brown skin beauty’s name on Hollywood’s radar.
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Angele Bassett to Direct Whitney Biopic

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“American Horror Story: Coven” actress Angela Bassett is set to direct Lifetime’s upcoming filmography on the life of late pop singer Whitney Houston.

With a simple working title of “Whitney Houston,” the film is set for a 2015 debut and will reportedly tackle the years Houston was married to fellow R&B singer Bobby Brown.

In a released stament, Bassets said she has “great regard for both singers” and is “beyond excited to go behind the camera and into their world.”
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BET Honors Mary J. Blige & More

Whitney Hosuton BET Honors The Second Annual BET Honors were held last night in Washington DC at the Warner Theatre. This year’s show was hosted by actress Gabrielle Union and paid tribute to such luminaries as B. Smith, Mary J. Blige, Judith Jameson, and many others. The night’s biggest surprise guest however turned out to be singer Whitney Houston, who presented an award to actor/director Tyler Perry. Singers Monica and Keyshia Cole were also on hand to perform and pay tribute to Mary J. Blige.
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