Laurence Fishburne will support Angela Bassett at the Oscars. gave Matrix The star is thrilled with all the compliments coming from Bassett.
After being nominated for an Oscar with Fishburne twenty-nine years ago for What’s Love Got To Do With It, Bassett is nominated again this year for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance as Queen Ramonda. Has a commanding performance. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
“It’s what’s in my heart that I want to talk about more than what’s in my head. I’m really happy about all the accolades that are coming Angela’s way for this performance.
“I was just blown away by a couple of things,” he says, describing the experience.
“First and foremost, it’s a film with five black women as leads, which was incredible. And the way Angela handled the space as the queen was impressive. Her lead in this film is incredible and her generosity was so beautiful to watch.
Fishburne revealed that he viewed Bassett’s work as a fan as well as a friend.
“Angela is a great actress. There’s nothing she can’t do,” he says, reflecting on her long filmography.
“One of my favorites is her rivalry with Mary Laveau. American Horror Story I loved his portrayal of the character in the series. Ruby’s bucket of blood It’s also a lot of fun; He was really good at it. But for me, really, I’m excited to see what she does next.
“I’m sure there will be opportunities for us to work together again,” says Fishburne. ‘Hopefully it will be something that we both feel passionate about and passionate about, and then we’ll do it.
In the meantime, Fishburne will be watching the Academy Awards on March 12 and rooting for Bassett.
“I hope she wins. I’m not going to beat around the bush about it,” he says with a hearty laugh. “I’m just excited for him and happy for him. Nobody deserves it more.”