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Hollywood Pays Tribute to Chadwick Boseman, Star of Black Panther, Who Died at 43

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Chadwick Boseman, star of Marvel's Black Panther, Das 5 Blood, and more, has died of colon cancer at 43 years old. His team shared the tragic announcement on August 28. "It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman," they wrote in an Instagram post. "⁣Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon…
Hollywood Pays Tribute to Chadwick Boseman, Star of Black Panther, Who Died at 43

Chadwick Boseman, star of Marvel’s Black Panther, Das 5 Blood, and more, has died of colon cancer at 43 years old. His team shared the tragic announcement on August 28. “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” they wrote in an Instagram post. “⁣Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV. A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.”“It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther,” the post concluded. “He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. ⁣The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”From Marvel costars to politicians like Kamala Harris, mournful tributes poured in all over social media on Friday evening and Saturday morning. “Heartbroken,” Harris tweeted last night. “My friend and fellow Bison Chadwick Boseman was brilliant, kind, learned, and humble. He left too early but his life made a difference. Sending my sincere condolences to his family.”“I’m absolutely devastated,” Avengers costar Chris Evans shared on Twitter. “This is beyond heartbreaking. 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.”See more tributes, below. “Chadwick, you were even more of a hero off screen than on,” Tom Holland shared on Instagram. A role model not only to me on set, but to millions of others around the world. You brought joy and happiness to so many and I’m proud to have been able to call you a friend. RIP Chadwick.”“A warrior of light til the very end,” Kerry Washington tweeted. “A true king. I am without worlds. May he rise in power.”Rest in peace, King. Read More

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