The 64-year-old was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Queen Ramonda in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Reacting to the nomination on Instagram, Bassett wrote: , "I'm thankful to the Academy for including me amongst a wonderful group of actresses. Congratulations to my fellow Wakanda Forever nominees. I look forward to March 12 as we cheer for and celebrate with one another." She explained that Queen Ramonda "touched my spirit" and is "a love letter that reflects and acknowledges what we women do everyday".