May 28, 2024 12:13 am

Angela Bassett Reflects on Playing Tina Turner 30 Years Later
Angela Bassett Reflects on Playing Tina Turner 30 Years Later

Angela Bassett Reflects on Playing Tina Turner 30 Years Later

It’s been 30 years since What’s Love Got to Do with It was released in theaters, and lead star Angela Bassett is looking back upon playing Tina Turner in the film. Originally released on June 25, 1993, the biopic brings to life the story of Turner’s rise to fame while chronicling her troubled relationship with Ike Turner (Laurence Fishburne). Along with performing well at the box office, the film also saw both Bassett and Fishburne getting nominated for Academy Awards for their performances.

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​On the 30th anniversary of the film, What’s Love Got to Do With It star Angela Bassett recalls Tina Turner’s reaction to the acclaimed biopic. Read More