Sunday, September 25, 2022

Chadwick Boseman remembered by costars a year after passing


Chadwick Boseman’s film costars honoured his legacy with heartfelt notes a year after he tragically passed away from cancer at 43 on Aug. 28, 2020.

Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o, who starred alongside Boseman in Black Panther, took to Twitter to honour him on the first anniversary of his heartbreaking death, sharing a heartwarming picture of herself laughing alongside him.

“I did not know that I could miss both his laughter and his silence in equal measure. I do. I do,” she wrote, adding. “One year after his passing, the memory of @chadwickboseman remains this alive in me.”

Michael B. Jordan, who also starred with Boseman with Black Panther, wrote, “Not a day goes by bro… Love and miss you but I know you are still with us.”


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Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman’s co-star from his last release Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, also shared a picture with the late actor saying, “This day last year you left this earth and us. Man, you are missed!”


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Fellow Marvel star Mark Ruffalo also remembered Boseman, with Ruffalo sharing a black-and-white picture of Boseman on Twitter, writing, “Can’t believe how fast time has gone. Thinking of you today.”

Boseman, an actor whose work celebrated African-American pioneers and culture, died on Aug. 28, 2020, at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer.

Boseman, a native of South Carolina who began his screen career in episodes of television dramas such as Third Watch, Law & Order and ER, passed away at his home, with his wife and family at his side, the statement on Twitter and Facebook said. He resided in Los Angeles.


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