After winning the Golden Globe for the same role, Angela Bassett brings Marvel back into the spotlight with a 2023 Oscar nomination for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Angela Bassett prepares to mark the history of Oscar 2023. The actress was the first to get one nomination in the category of best supporting actress as a representative of the universe Marvel. The merit is due to her performance in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, a sequel that brought viewers back to Wakanda in the throes of a deep crisis. The interpretation of Regina Ramonda by Angela Bassett has combined public and critical praise and the actress, even before taking part in the 2023 Oscars, has already gained visibility for that role by winning a Golden Globe and a Critics’ Choice Award. Plus she got a BAFTA nomination.
Angela Bassett breaks another record for Marvel with the 2023 Oscars
For the Marvel Cinematic Universe it is another first time. Angela Bassett broke another record by appearing among the nominees for Best Supporting Actress at the Oscar 2023. It is also true that this is a second experience for the actress Academy Awards. Nearly 30 years ago, she earned her first Best Actress nomination for her Tina Turner biopic. What’s Love Got to Do With In. Just as it is also true that so far the MCU has received notoriety at the Oscars. For example, when the first Black Panther arrived in cinemas in 2018, captured the interest of the Academy by racking up seven nominations, including that of best picture, and took home three gold statues for best soundtrack, production design and costumes. By the 2023 Oscars, Wakanda Forever has earned five nominations (though not for Best Picture this time around), including one intended by Angela Bassett.
Is the actress destined to win? It might, but the competition is equally interesting. To compete for the same category Hong Chau for The WhaleKerry Condon per The spirits of the islandJamie Lee Curtis and Stephanie Hsu both for Everything Everywhere All at Once. Angela Bassett has already won the 2023 Golden Globe for the same performance, so could she also repeat the result at the Academy Awards?
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