Don’t mind me, I’m just here for the GIF:
Angela Bassett, Currently starring on your screen in American Horror Story has had over 84 roles in both movies and TV. To add to her already scary impressive resume, she will be making the crossover to video games in the upcoming Rainbow Six Siege, releasing December 1st.
She talked with the Huffington Post about how she chooses a role and diversity in Hollywood:
What transitions have you witnessed Hollywood undergo when it comes to racial and gender diversity?
It’s a conversation that’s been coming for decades. For many years, I was always asked this type of question. But it’s more obvious now with the number of folks who look different from each other that you see on television, especially with shows like “Fresh Off the Boat,” “Quantico,” “Scandal,” “Black-ish” or “How to Get Away with Murder.”
The landscape has changed in terms of color and sexuality — and it’s a good change. We are a diverse land and that’s what we are known for. But in terms of the way we projected our images on screen, it was very different from who we were. This is a positive change. It’s a good time.