The 43-year-old actor Chadwick Boseman, known all over the world for his acting in Black Panther, one of the Marvel series movies, passed away. Boseman had been battling colon cancer for a while.
In the written statement about his death on the social media account of Boseman, “We feel great pain to report the death of Boseman.
“It was the honor of his life that he portrayed King T’Challa in Black Panther”.
On the other hand, producer Nicki Fioravante, who made a statement to the US press regarding the death of Boseman, stated that Boseman’s illness, who lives in Los Angeles, has reached the 4th level for a while and he spent his last moments with his family.
“Chadwick’s death is absolutely devastating,” said Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios and chief creative officer of Marvel. He was our T’Challa, our Black Panther and our dear friend. He radiated charisma and joy every time he stepped on the set, and created something truly indelible every time he appeared on screen. He embodied many great people in his work, and no one was as good at bringing great men to life. He was as smart, kind, strong, and powerful as any person he portrayed. “Marvel Studios family is mourning his loss and we mourn with his family,” he said.
Walt Disney Co. “Chadwick Boseman’s tragic death broke our hearts,” said Bob Iger. He was an extraordinary talent and one of the most kind and forgiving spirits I have ever known. He brought tremendous strength, dignity and depth to the groundbreaking role of Black Panther; shattered myths and stereotypes. He has become a long-awaited hero for millions of people around the world, inspiring us all to dream bigger and demand more than the status quo. We mourn everything that should have happened, as well as everything that happened. For his friends and millions of fans, his absence from the screen is simply overshadowed by his absence in our lives. At Disney, we all send our prayers and sincere condolences to his family, ”he shared about the painful loss.