The Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman died on August 28, after fighting the long battle with colon cancer. He struggled for 4 years without making his health conditions known in the public domain. This news has left numerous fans devastated. Kevin Feige received mail on august 28 regarding the actor’s worsened situation, but it was already too late to handle it.
Chadwick Boseman, who paved the way for black people in any cinematic universe, being the first non-white individual to star as a fictional hero. The role of the Black Panther was groundbreaking which made him the legacy which will continue as long as Marvel will sustain. The outstanding movie grossed around $1.3 billion all over the world, making it the highest-grossing film with a solo lead. The alienated black people found themselves in the cinemas watching a movie with an all-black cast. Chadwick Boseman did phenomenal work to make a black fictional hero come to life, without people judging the character. Among all white heroes, he left a stamp of the existence of a black hero.
He was so positive that he could complete ‘ Black Panther 2’, and that’s why planned on not informing Marvel about his health condition. Marvel paid tribute to the late actor by releasing a four-minute and forty-three seconds long video on it’s every social media handle. He made his name in the film industry by playing very iconic roles. He portrayed baseball star Jackie Robinson in “42” (2013), singer-songwriter James Brown in “Get on Up” (2014), and the first African-American Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in “Marshall” (2017). He was last seen in Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods”.
Chadwick Boseman will be honored as a town hero and mourned in his home town of Anderson, South California. His chant ‘Wakanda Forever’ will endlessly prevail in the history of Marvel. His personality and dignity will always live among the hearts of his fans.