Actor Chadwick Boseman known for his role in the film ‘Black Panther’ has died at the age of 43 after a four year battle with colon cancer.
The world is shocked after this devastating news. In the statement about his death on the social media account of Boseman, His career was his honor to bring King T’Challa to life in the Black Panther.
Here’s the statement:
“It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman. 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. He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. The family thank you for your love and prayers and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”
Hollywood stars share condolences on social media to pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman. Avengers stars Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Holland, Chris Hemsworth, and many more sent emotional goodbye to the late actor from their social media accounts.
Captain America star Chris Evans wrote the following for Chadwick Boseman, which he described as a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. He wrote:
“I’m absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking. Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. Few performers have such power and versatility. He had so much amazing work still left to create. I’m endlessly grateful for our friendship. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Rest in power, King.”
Spider-Man actor Tom Holland is devastated after hearing the death of ‘Wakanda Forever’ actor. He wrote:
“Chadwick, you were even more of a hero off-screen than on. 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.”
Check out the all tributes of Avengers’ costars below.
— Don Cheadle (@DonCheadle) August 29, 2020
THANK YOU @chadwickboseman for all you gave us. We needed it & will always cherish it! A talented & giving artist & brother who will be sorely missed🙏🏿 RIP
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) August 29, 2020