Exactly a year ago, both the superhero world and the real world lost one of their great characters: Chadwick Boseman. It was a Friday when his family posted a statement on the actor’s social networks announcing that the interpreter had died of colon cancer, which he suffered and was fighting discreetly as his diagnosis was received in 2016 and no one had outside of his family knew about it.
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At the time, several of his colleagues and fans were shocked by the news, although some had expressed concern shortly before when some photos were leaked showing him looking too thin and weak. In the message his family shared, he highlighted that he had played the King of Wakanda in Black Panther – 90% was a huge accomplishment for him as it would have an impact on African American children who could now see someone like her an example.
“A real fighter. Chadwick persevered and participated in many of the films that you all enjoyed so much. They were all filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy sessions, ”said this painful statement. At the end of last year and beginning of 2021, Boseman demonstrated his talent on the big screen with 5 Bloods –
100% Spike Lee and The Mother of Blues – 100% for which he won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and was also nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor.
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He also had a major stake in the events of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by starring T’Challa on the Disney Plus animated series What If …? – 84% where his character, despite treading a different path as a new version of Star Lord. Many doubts were raised by the future of Black Panther Now that the protagonist is gone, how will the story go? Who will ascend the throne of Wakanda? and how will they justify their absence?
Ryan Coogler, director of the first film and its sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, has emphasized in various interviews that he does not intend to replace the character with another actor or with versions in CGI (Computer Generated Images). And while the project is in full swing, he didn’t miss out on reminding himself about it at all times because of the warmth his presence on set expressed.
Now, on the occasion of the first day of his death, friends, colleagues and fans remember him in different ways on their social networks. One of the first to remember his colleague was Mark Ruffalo, who shared a photo on Instagram highlighting how difficult it was to accept his departure in so many ways after such a difficult year. Below is the commentary on who brought Bruce Banner to life at the MCU, as well as fan memories.
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I can’t believe how quickly the time has passed today [estoy] I think of you, Chadwick Boseman.
Today has been a year since Chadwick died. We will always remember him for the incredible moments he gave us and for the incredible person he always was. #WakandaForever
– hiddlesxcevans stans comfort place 🍬 (@hiddlesxcevans) August 28, 2021
In honor of our friend, our inspiration and our King Chadwick Boseman.
In honor of our friend, our inspiration and our King Chadwick Boseman. pic.twitter.com/hpgocpe24p
– Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) August 28, 2021
A year without Chadwick Boseman. Thank you for looking after us. We miss you king.
A year without Chadwick Boseman. Thank you for taking care of us. We miss you king. pic.twitter.com/lJZipbAR9H
– Kerry Washington (@kerrywashington) August 28, 2021
On that day a year ago, we lost an amazing, inspiring, and talented person, Chadwick Boseman. He achieved a lot while battling something we all didn’t know about. Is that my king Yes sir, [por] Forever and ever! May your beautiful soul continue to be calm. Our black panther.
On that day a year ago we lost an amazing, inspiring and talented person, chadwick boseman. he achieved so much while battling something we all didn’t know about. Is that my king yes, always & forever! May his beautiful soul continue to be calm. our black panther. pic.twitter.com/8BCCCK27E2
– k. (@NINETIESRNB) August 28, 2021
August 28th, we miss you legend.
August 28th, we miss you legend #chadwickboseman pic.twitter.com/S1jsAqP7VI
– emi ४ (@annesgilb) August 27, 2021
Little did he know that he could miss both his laughter and his silence. I do. I do … A year after his death, the memory of @chadwickboseman has stayed so vivid in me.
Little did I know that I could miss his laughter and his silence alike. Went. I do … A year after his death, the memory of @chadwickboseman has stayed so vivid in me. pic.twitter.com/4y7H7Bhtpo
– Lupita Nyong’o (@Lupita_Nyongo) August 28, 2021
Chadwick Boseman made 7 films while battling colon cancer. RIP always.
Chadwick Boseman made 7 films while battling colon cancer
RIP always pic.twitter.com/TtYBDBP3eA
– Movie Facts 🎬 (@factsonfiIm) August 28, 2021
“In my culture, death is not the end.” Rest in the power of King T’Challa. Always in our hearts.
“In my culture, death is not the end.”
Rest in power King T’Challa
Always in our hearts. 🖤 #chadwickboseman pic.twitter.com/CtbmPLdEXe
– iyola (_iyolaa) August 28, 2021