Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
Stage and screen veteran Angela Bassett will star in NBC’s new drama Vanishing Point, according to Deadline.com.

In the series, she will play a brilliant lawyer who has to continue her practice with the help of a young attorney after dealing with a major health crisis.

Bassett’s stage credits include The Mountaintop, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Macbeth, and Fences. She may be best known for her portrayal of Tina Turner in the film What's Love Got to Do With It?, a performance that earned her a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award nomination. Her previous television credits include Alias and E.R.