The prestigious Golden Globe Awards have just announced the list of nominees for the 80th edition, which will be awarded on January 10, 2023 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Angela Bassett was nominated for ‘Best Supporting Performance in a Motion Picture’ for her performance in the recently released Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which thrilled fans around the world. The 64-year-old actress’s nomination was nothing short of historic, as she became the first Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) character to be nominated for a Golden Globe.
Angela Bassett as Ramonda, the sovereign Queen Mother of Wakanda, who mourns the murder of her son T’Challa in the hit 2022 sequel to Black Panther (2018). Fans shared their joy on Twitter shortly after the awards’ nominee list was announced was announced, with one fan commenting that Bassett deserved it.
Netizens applaud Angela Bassett for her Golden Globe nomination.
Angela Bassett, an American actress, has made notable appearances in such films as Malcolm X, the Black Panther series, and Notorious, among others, and netizens noted that this distinction was long overdue. Bassett was critically acclaimed for her performance in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and fans are overjoyed that she’s been nominated for a Golden Globe. Several people have commented that her regal portrayal as Ramonda, the sovereign Queen Mother of Wakanda, was exquisite and graceful and cinemas exploded when she appeared on screen.
Angela Bassett and co-star Letitia Wright (who plays Shuri/Black Panther) are said to have saved the franchise with their performances. Many people were suspicious of the film before its release, as the late Chadwick Boseman set a precedent in the latter film as the superhero Black Panther. Bassett, on the other hand, demolished all the naysayers with her spectacular performance, as she has done for decades.
Angela Bassett received a Golden Globe nomination for “Wakanda Forever”. This is the first time an MCU movie has been nominated for an acting achievement. 🔥
— Tony Baker (@TonyBakercomedy) December 14, 2022
Congratulations to Angela and her phenomenal performance as Queen Ramonda! 💜 pic.twitter.com/wMRC0mEQ4v
— Scarlet Witch News (@scarletwnews) December 12, 2022
Angela Bassett is expected to earn an Academy Award nomination after receiving one at the Golden Globes. She was previously nominated in 1993 for her portrayal of singer Tina Turner in the biopic What’s Love Got to Do with It, but supporters are hoping she will win this time. The actress previously received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for her role in What’s Love Got to Do with It.
All about Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Produced by Marvel Studios and released by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is the sequel to Black Panther (2018) and the 30th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It follows the events of the previous film, in which the late actor Chadwick Boseman played the role of King T’Challa.
The description of the film, according to Marve, is as follows:
“In the wake of King T’Challa’s death, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and the Dora Milaje (featuring Florence Kasumba) strive to protect their homeland from foreign forces.”
It goes on:
“As the Wakandans try to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must come together and build a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman.”
Ryan Coogler directed the film, which is based on the Marvel Comics superhero Black Panther. Autumn Durald Arkapaw directed the film, while Ludwig Göransson composed the soundtrack.