GettyImages
Source: GettyImages

Marvel Shared Heartbreaking Video in Honor of the Late 'Black Panther' Star Chadwick Boseman

Kareena Koirala
Sep 01, 2020
10:51 A.M.
Share this pen
FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail

Marvel Entertainment mourned the tragic death of "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman with a heartbreaking video. He succumbed to cancer on August 28, 2020, after a four-year battle with the deadly disease.

Advertisement

The Marvel family is mourning the death of actor Chadwick Boseman who tragically passed away on August 28 after a long and private battle with colon cancer. 

To honor his memories, Marvel Entertainment shared an emotional video featuring some of the memorable moments of the actor.

Chadwick Boseman attends the 2018 ESPYS on July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images.

Advertisement

HONORING THE KING

The video also features appearances of Boseman's Marvel co-stars including Angela Bassett, Chris Evans, Lupita Nyong'o, and Robert Downey Jr. 

Speaking of his marvelous performance in "Black Panther," producer Nate Moore said that there was honor and dignity in the way he portrayed his character, Jackie Robinson. 

Advertisement

Director Ryan Coogler had something similar to say about Boseman. According to him, the late actor and his character had a lot in common, adding that he was a gifted actor

To think that Boseman was battling cancer while filming "Black Panther" is truly heartbreaking...

Advertisement

TRUE TO HIS CHARACTER

Boseman's brilliant performance forced the other actors on the set to raise their game. His co-star Nyong'o gushed about how he looked grounded and wore his crown with dignity.

Actor Michael B Jordan, who had known Boseman since he was 17, praised him for staying true to his character. Meanwhile, Evans called him a powerhouse.

Advertisement

Even though he was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, he quietly struggled with the disease, unbeknownst to his fans. 

Boseman was a global icon, especially to the African-American and Black community. He left a deep mark when he became a beacon of hope for his people with his iconic roles. 

Advertisement

FOREVER IN FANS' HEARTS

"Black Panther" was nominated for seven Academy Awards and went on to win three awards, including one for production design and costume design. 

To think that Boseman was battling cancer while filming "Black Panther" is truly heartbreaking, but it gives his fans all the more reasons to celebrate and honor him.

Advertisement