The Talk: Angela Bassett
You have seen her in everything from Waiting To Exhale and Malcolm X. Now Angela Bassett is back in theaters as the Secret Service director in Olympus Has Fallen. She also talked with the hosts about Colorectal Cancer Month.
The Talk: Angela Bassett Chemistry
Angela Bassett said she recently worked with Forrest Whitaker, and she said she hit it off with him right away and found a chemistry with him while simply reading through a script. “You just find something that you appreciate in the other’s humanity,” Bassett suggested.
The Talk: Angela Bassett Married
Angela Bassett has been married to actor Courtney B. Vance for the past 15 years. He tried to surprise her, but this time she saw it coming. He surprised her at her hotel after she had already gone to bed.
Vance sent her flowers showed up at the hotel to surprise her. But she had already gone to bed, so his surprise woke her up.
The Talk: Olympus Has Fallen Review
Olympus Has Fallen is now in theaters, and the action thriller had a big opening weekend at the box office. Bassett said this is a film that gives men and women something to enjoy.
Guest host Wayne Brady said he appreciated seeing Bassett and co-star Melissa Leo portraying strong women in the action movie.
The Talk: Angela Bassett & Morgan Freeman
Bassett worked with Morgan Freeman on the movie, and she said all her scenes were with Freeman. They had a great time on the set, from what it sounds like, and Freeman would start singalongs during breaks between scenes.
You can see Bassett and Freeman in theaters in Olympus Has Fallen.
The Talk: Angela Bassett Colorectal Cancer Month
Angela Bassett reminded everyone that March is Colorectal Cancer Month. She wanted to spread the word and raise awareness. She said that she thinks people should get a first colonoscopy at 40 instead of 50.
She recalled a friend named David who died at age 42 from colorectal cancer. One of her aunts, a nurse, also passed away from Colorectal Cancer, which can be treated if it’s caught early on.