16.01.2023 / 09:49
Critics Choice Awards 2023: Angela Bassett hails late Black Panther costar Chadwick Boseman
Angela Bassett praised her late Black Panther costar Chadwick Boseman as she collected the Critics' Choice award for her performance in the film's sequel Sunday.'We couldn't have made history, then and now, without you,' said the actress, 64, after she won the honors for Best Supporting Actress in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever - in which she plays the Queen Mother of Wakanda, Ramonda - after making history at the Golden Globes with a win in the same category. Bassett hailed the late star who played King T'Challa - Boseman died at 43 in August of 2020 following a four-year battle with colon cancer - for the 'love and light surrounding us' as she accepted the honors at Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. The latest: Angela Bassett, 64, praised her late Black Panther costar Chadwick Boseman as she collected the Critics' Choice award for her performance in the film's sequel Sunday at the Critics' Choice Awards in Los Angeles Bassett was nominated in the category against Jessie Buckley (Women Talking), Kerry Condon (The Banshees of Inisherin), Jamie Lee Curtis (Everything Everywhere All at Once), Stephanie Hsu (Everything Everywhere All at Once) and Janelle Monáe (Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery).Bassett, who is the first star to win a major individual acting honor for a Marvel film, thanked her fans and 'Disney and Marvel family,' as well as filmmaker Ryan Coogler.