Angela Bassett wins a Golden Globe for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
During the 80th Golden Globe Awards, Angela Bassett won the Golden Globe award for “best supporting actress” for her portrayal as Queen Ramonda in Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
In her speech, she honored the gone to soon Chadwick Boseman:
We embarked on this journey together with love. We mourned, we loved, we healed. And we will be surrounding each and every day by the light in the spirit of Chadwick Boseman.
We have joy in knowing that with this historic Black Panther series, it is part of his legacy he helped lead us to, we showed the world what black unity, leadership and love looks like beyond, behind and in front of the camera.
She’s the first performer to win a Golden Globe for their role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Lift Me Up” from the film was also nominated for “best original song”. The original Black Panther was nominated for “best motion picture – drama,” “best original song,” and “best original score” in 2019.