Chadwick Boseman, who with his stellar performance and charismatic personality, brought the Black Panther movie to life has died after battling with colon cancer. He was suffering from colon cancer since 2016. He died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family member by his side.
Chadwick was a true fighter and he continued to work after diagnosing with cancer. He filmed Marshall, Black Bottom and Da 5 Bloods and many more during his innumerable surgeries and chemotherapy. Chadwick Boseman became immortal with his role of Black Panther that was first introduced in Captain America: Civil War.
Two years ago his movie Black Panther was released which was a blockbuster and his Wakanda Forever salute became famous all around the globe. Black Panther was the first movie with an African American as a super hero. This movie was nominated for six Oscars which includes Best Picture award. Black Panther won three Academy Awards which includes best costume design, best original score and best production design categories.
Social Media was stormed by the condolences tweets from the celebrities and people from all walks of life. Captain America famed actor Chris Evans was devastated about the loss and he said that Boseman was a true original and he was a very curious and committed artist.
I’m absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking.— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) August 29, 2020
Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. He had so much amazing work still left to create. I’m endlessly grateful for our friendship. Rest in power, King💙 pic.twitter.com/oBERXlw66Z
Presidential candidate Joe Biden also tweeted about Chadwick Boseman and said that Boseman has inspired generations and he has shown them that they can be anything they want even the super heroes.
The true power of @ChadwickBoseman was bigger than anything we saw on screen. From the Black Panther to Jackie Robinson, he inspired generations and showed them they can be anything they want — even super heroes. Jill and I are praying for his loved ones at this difficult time.— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) August 29, 2020
Chadwick Boseman Filmography:
|2008||The Express: The Ernie Davis Story||Floyd Little|
|2012||The Kill Hole||Lt. Samuel Drake|
|2014||Draft Day||Vontie Mack|
|2014||Get on Up||James Brown|
|2016||Gods of Egypt||Thoth|
|2016||Captain America: Civil War||T’Challa / Black Panther|
|2016||Message from the King||Jacob King|
|2018||Black Panther||T’Challa / Black Panther|
|2018||Avengers: Infinity War||T’Challa / Black Panther|
|2019||Avengers: Endgame||T’Challa / Black Panther|
|2019||21 Brigades||Andre Davis|
|2020||Da 5 Boots||Norman Earl “Stormin’ Norm” Holloway|
|TBA||Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom||Levee|