Originally Posted by NanaT
I have never heard of this. I'm sure that Bryan Singer confirmed that he had indeed approached Angie B and after she turned it down he met with Halle after seeing he in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. I'll check that up though just to be sure.
I'm not sure if he really did meet Angela Bassett or if that's some sort of online 'urban legend' that's grown over the years.
Regardless, Bassett is too old, too short and too heavily-built. The Bassett ship has sailed.