Fans were hoping they might be able to draft Emmy-nominated actress Angela Bassett into the new Star Trek series. But in reality, even if Bassett wanted to do it, she’s just too busy.
“That’s thrilling, that is very nice,” Bassett recently told E! Online. “But how am I going to do that and ‘American Horror’? How is that going to work?”
Bassett is referring to “American Horror Story,” which she’s already earned two Emmy nominations in 2014 and 2015. She also appeared in the most recent season of the series, “American Horror Story: Hotel,” and is expected to return for a fourth season as well.
Talk of Bassett joining the series was actually fueled by a 2013 interview new showrunner Bryan Fuller gave to Den of Geek, where he shared what his dream Star Trek scenario would be.
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