“Variety will honor “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” actor Angela Bassett with the Creative Impact in Acting Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. The award will be presented on Friday, Jan. 6, as part of the annual 10 Directors to Watch brunch at the Parker Palm Springs.

Bassett is an actor, director and executive producer known for her captivating, emotional performances in treasured films such as “Malcolm X,” “Boyz n the Hood,” “Waiting to Exhale,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” and, of course, “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” for which she won a Golden Globe Award and received an Academy Award nomination. She has since made star turns in the historic “Black Panther,” “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” “Bumblebee” from Paramount, as well as the television hits “9-1-1” and “Master of None.”…

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