Chadwick Boseman dies after secretly battling with cancer for 4years
The hero of the the groundbreaking black panther movie, Chadwick Boseman has privately battled colon cancer for the past four years.
However, this did not stop him from participating in major Hollywood film and project, has he never made his condition known to colleagues or fans.
His family said “It was the honor of his career to bring the T’Challa character in Black Panther to live”
Boseman became the first black superhero to get his own standalone film in the record-breaking Marvel franchise with 2018’s “Black Panther.”
He stood strong and fought hard against cancer through countless treatment, surgeries and chemotherapy, a truly great man.
The news about his death sent massive shockwaves across the world, but when it broke, everyone wished it was one of those rumors, but sadly it wasn’t.
Chadwick Boseman had a lot of effects on the movie set of Black Panther as it was said that he was the one who insisted that actors speak in African ascent throughout the movie, which ended up being an iconic decision.
Black Panther was a movie set in a fictional universe about an African country that was never colonized because it has quite advanced technologies and so decided to stay hidden from the world.
According to the movie, many people in both Africa and the rest of the world believed the kingdom was only a myth.
The movie broke grounds in 2018, racking in about $2.9 billion in sales worldwide . An amazing success it was.
The movie was a visual spectacle that was also beautifully written, it sparked a cultural following and method of greeting which will have people cross their hands quickly across their chest.
Earlier in his career, Boseman played black icons Jackie Robinson in “42” and James Brown in “Get on Up.”
He recently appeared in Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” and was set to appear in a sequel to “Black Panther” due in 2022.
He was an amazing actor and a revolutionist.
Chadwick Boseman will be sorely missed not only by lover of science fiction, but by the black community as well.
Rest In Peace Chadwick, Wakanda forever.