This is sad news that we have just learned. Chadwick Boseman, the star of the MCU with his iconic role of Black Panther died this Friday, August 28, 2020 at the age of 43 from cancer.
Chadwick Boseman passed away
The world of cinema is in mourning. This Friday, August 28, 2020, Chadwick Boseman – the unforgettable interpreter of T’Challa in Black Panther (Marvel), died at the age of 43. It was his family who announced the news on their social networks, the actor was unfortunately suffering from cancer.
“Chadwick was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016 and fought against it for almost 4 years as the disease had progressed to stage 4” sadly revealed his relatives in a release. A real shock for his fans as Chadwick Boseman had never publicly disclosed anything about his disease and had preferred to fight against it in private.
An outstanding fighter
On this subject, his family made a point of expressing their pride in the actor who, despite cancer and heavy treatment, never gave up anything and always gave everything to pursue his career. “As a true fighter, Chadwick persevered in spite of everything in order to offer you so many films that you might have liked“. Also, whether it was Message from the King (2017), Marshall (2017) or Da 5 Bloods (2020), which were able to show us different facets of his talent, “all of these films were shot at the same time as he underwent countless operations and chemotherapies“.
Above all, Chadwick Boseman never let himself be beaten down in order to realize his most cherished dream: to join the MCU and wear the first black superhero on a big screen. “It was the honor of his career to be able to bring King T’Chall to life in Black Panther,” said his family, a role he played with joy and power in four mythical films: Captain America Civil War (2016), Black Panther (2018), Avengers Infinity War (2018) and Avengers Endgame (2019).
This summer, the entertainment world has just lost one of its greatest superheroes and our sadness is infinite.