Rest in peace Chadwick Boseman. In honor of his passing, Marvel created and released a tribute video showing the late actor behind the scenes as Black Panther.
Kevin Feige, director Ryan Coogler, and his fellow cast members Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, and Robert Downey Jr. talk about the actor who played King T’Challa and his effect both in the Marvel universe and in real life. The four-minute-long video ends with Boseman talking about the importance of Black Panther. “I think when done right, it gives people hope. I found that it means a lot… …You will always be our King.”
Chadwick Boseman’s battle against colon cancer ended his life at 43 on August 28 in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side. During this period, he filmed 6 movies including Black Panther without the public knowing of his sickness.