The Associated Press just reported that Chadwick Boseman, the hero of the movie “Black Panther,” died of colon cancer at the age of 43.
Bosman’s family announced the news on his Twitter account. “With infinite sadness, we confirm that Chadwick Boseman has passed away.”
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Bosman died at his home in Los Angeles with his family on the same day. Until then, He had been suffering from colon cancer for 4 years.
King Techara of Wakanda – Chadwick Boseman
In 2018, Chadwick Boseman became popular for playing the king of the mysterious African country Wakanda in Marvel’s “Black Panther”. More than that, he is also the successor of the Black Panther.
“Black Panther” has earned 1.3 billion US dollars in global box office revenue. Besides, it is considered one of the milestones of black films and won 7 Oscar nominations.
“Black Panther” is an adaptation of Marvel Comics. So it is a science fiction action film produced by Marvel Pictures, directed by Ryan Kugler.
The film was released in the United States on February 16, 2018. Not surprisingly, on February 25, 2019, he won the 91st Academy Awards for Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction, and Best Original Soundtrack.
After experiencing the events of “Captain America: Civil War”, the Panthers returned home. It is the isolated, technologically advanced African country Wakanda.
Many years ago, a huge meteorite fell to Wakanda, which brought rare metals to the country. But this kind of military metal deposit has attracted many foreign bandits to plunder.
Techara becomes a superhero Panther to protect his country in a critical moment. The battle between good and evil will never end, he will replace his dead father as the king.
However, whether as a panther or a king, Techara’s courage has been tested. At the same time, he was also involved in a conflict that put Wakanda and the world in danger.
Evaluation of the “Black Panther”
The overall completion of “Black Panther” is also very high, it is a very complete story. Although there are many main lines, the most important mainline is Techara’s personal growth. His kindness is the biggest stumbling block on his way to becoming a hero. So when he finally set his heart to kill the challenging cousin Eric, he finally merged with the Panthers.
However, the appearance of “Black Panther” made up for the vacancy of black films in pure commercial works. And it really made a black film. Except for a few whites such as Martin Freeman and Andy Serkis, the film is basically all black actors.
- Washington Post
“Black Panther” not only has the spectacular scenes that are indispensable for superhero movies, but the director also makes the film exciting and pleasurably groundbreaking with his unique style and connotation.
- USA Today
The theme presented in “Black Panther” is so profound, but it can also make people enjoy shocking visual journeys, crazy action scenes, and amazing special effects. The Wakanda Kingdom, which is deeply influenced by African culture and full of futuristic design, is so grand Spectacular.
- Christian Science Monitor
“Black Panther” is undoubtedly the best Marvel superhero movie. The powerful African-American cast, ethnic costumes, and plot conflicts are the highlights of the film. The film is full of social connections.
“Black Panther” brings a unique feeling to the audience. It is the first time that Marvel has a truly involved history, culture, identity, and musical expression in a film. The film does not only abstract stories about superpowers and conquering villains, but also grafts these themes onto concrete characters.
The actor career of Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Boseman (November 29, 1977-August 29, 2020), was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA, an American film and television actor.
In 2003, Chadwick Boseman won his first film and television role, appearing in the TV series “Third Watch”.
And in 2008, he starred in his big-screen debut “Express Touchdown”.
In April 2013, “Legend No. 42” starring Chadwick Boseman was released in North America, where he played baseball player Jackie Robinson.
On May 6, 2016, the Marvel superhero movie “Captain America 3” was released simultaneously in the United States and Mainland China. He played the role of Black Panther in the film.
In April 2018, he was honored as the world’s most influential person in 2018 by Time Magazine; in November, he won the honor of the 44th People’s Choice Award as the movie actor of the year for his work “Black Panther”.
On August 29, 2020, Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer at the age of 43.
Early experiences of Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Boseman was born in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from high school, he studied at Howard University in Washington and obtained a bachelor’s degree in fine arts.
Subsequently, he entered the British Academy of Drama in Oxford, England. At first, Chadwick Boseman wanted to become a writer and director. He spent a lot of time studying the history of African Americans at the research center in Harlem, New York. But he finally decided to become an actor.
Chadwick Boseman’s acting and dancing in the movie “Enjoy the Heart” has won widespread praise. Before 2013, although Bosman also participated in a large number of dramas and TV shows, he did not have much fame. What really made Bosman’s career to the next level was the movie “Legend No. 42”, in which The superb performance is impressive.
After playing his first TV role in 2003, Chadwick Boseman has come a long way, but he has a long way to go in his acting career.
As the comedy in charge of “War of Gods: Eyes of Power”, Chadwick Boseman has contributed a funny one. In the past mythological movies, they are often more than serious, not lively enough, and there are few comedy elements. However, the film perfectly integrates the laughter into the fairy tale through the performance of Chadwick Boseman.
People mourned Black Panther on Twitter
“The true power of Chadwick Boseman was bigger than anything we saw on screen. From the Black Panther to Jackie Robinson, he inspired generations and showed them they can be anything they want — even superheroes. Jill and I are praying for his loved ones at this difficult time.”
After the news of the death of Bosman, the male protagonist of the Marvel movie “Black Panther”, the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden tweeted his condolences.
Jackie Robinson is the first African-American player in Major League Baseball history.
Before Robinson played the Brooklyn Dodgers as the starting first baseman in the No. 42 jersey on April 15, 1947. Black players were only allowed to play in the Black League.
Although the apartheid policy in the United States has been abolished for a long time. Ubiquitous racial prejudice still strongly influences all sectors of society.
Therefore, Jackie Robinson stepped onto the big league stage and was recognized as one of the most important events in the modern American civil rights movement.
The death of “Black Panther” rushed to the hot search on Twitter. Netizens mourned: “Black Panther” is not only a movie but also an inspiration to the black community!
It was more than just a movie. It was an uplift for black people and you did that bro. May you rest within your success.