In January 2018, Bassett starred in the Fox first responder procedural drama 9–1–1, of which she is also a producer. In February 2018, Bassett starred in the acclaimed Marvel superhero film Black Panther as Queen Ramonda, mother of the titular character. In July 2018, she portrayed CIA Director Erika Sloane in the action spy film Mission: Impossible – Fallout. In December 2018, she voiced the Decepticon villain ‘Shatter’ from the Transformers live-action film Bumblebee. In 2019, she joined the cast of Gunpowder Milkshake. She also reprised her role as Ramonda in Avengers: Endgame.
Her last movie is Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – is coming up next November 11, 2022.