Wakanda’s Black Panther Dies At 43 : Marvel Star

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Wakanda’s Black Panther Dies At 43

BBC Confirms

United States actor Chadwick Boseman, popularly known for playing Black Panther in one of Marvel’s hit movies, has died of cancer at age 43 – BBC confirms. The report said that he died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, a statement posted on social media indicated.

Furthermore, BBC said Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago but had not made the information public. And thus, the news of his sudden demise has left fans and the film world stunned. Additionally citing Get Out director Jordan Peele, it was “a crushing blow”.

Facts About Black Panther

“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” his family said in the statement.

“From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more – all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy. It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.”

Again, Black Panther was the first superhero film to get a nomination for best picture at the Oscars. He also played the same role in other Marvel films Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. A sequel was in the works and due to come out in 2022, with Boseman set to return.

Film/Cinematic World In Shock Of The Sudden Demise Of Black Panther

BBC said the news of his death came as a shock to many as Boseman never discussed his diagnosis publicly. Meanwhile, his fans had already started raising concerns over his health this year due to noticeable weight loss. Condolences and tributes have already begun pouring in for the star, including one actor and fellow Marvel star Mark Ruffalo.

The report said some political figures have also started paying their respects, including Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris.

And later indicated that the hashtag #WakandaForever is currently trending on social media due to the incident.

Short Biography Of Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman was born in South Carolina as the son of a nurse and an upholstery entrepreneur, he graduated from Howard University in Washington DC. Despite playing roles on television, it wasn’t until 2013 that he hit the big time in 42. In 2018, Boseman returned to his university to speak at its graduation ceremony.

“Some of you here struggled against the university itself,” speaking to the mostly minority ethnic audience. Many of you will leave Howard and enter systems and institutions that have a history of discrimination and marginalisation.

“The fact that you have struggled with this university which you love is a sign that you can use your education to improve the world that you are entering.”

A star once, and always forever – #WakandaForever in our hearts!

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Source : BBC

Wakanda’s Black Panther Dies At 43

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