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Angela Bassett Talks Role in ‘Black Panther’

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    At 58, Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett has played a wide range of roles and now she’s set to be part of the ground breaking new movie, Black Panther, the first Marvel Comic book movie to feature a black super hero.

    "It’s thrilling you know, it’s all new to me, the whole super hero and huge franchise [movies],” said Bassett. “It was cast from actors from all over the globe. I think that fans have been asking for it, looking for it, expecting it, and you’re going to be satisfied," Bassett told NBC News.

    The movie is slated to hit theaters next year and casts Bassett as mother of superhero T’Challa, the Black Panther. Bassett co-stars with Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong'o.

    She was also recently cast in another big franchise movie: Mission Impossible 6.

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    "That’s another one. I’m like what’s going on? I love it, it’s thrilling," said Bassett.