The family of Chadwick Boseman has revealed that the Black Panther star even when he was going through Chemotherapy, moving in and out of surgery was shooting some of the biggest movies of his career.
In a press statement released a few hours ago to confirm his death, the statement shocking revealed that Chadwick Boseman shot Da 5 Bloods, Marshal, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and many other dope movies while he was moving in and out of surgery.
Balck panther was diagnosed with colon cancer and in 2016. He has been battling the diseases for 4 good years without the public ever knowing.
“Chadwick Boseman died from stage 4 Colon cancer on 28th August 2020. He died at home surrounded by his wife and family”, the family said.
Read the full statement below
It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman.?
Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV. ?
A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. 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. ?
He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. ?
The family thank you for your love and prayers and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.
Chadwick Aaron Boseman (November 29, 1976 – August 28, 2020) was an American actor and producer. He was known for his portrayals of real-life historical figures, such as Jackie Robinson in 42 (2013), James Brown in ‘Get on Up’ (2014), and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall (2017);
But he is popularly known for for his portrayal of the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, most notably in Black Panther (2018), for which he won an NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
His other film roles included 21 Bridges (2019) and Da 5 Bloods (2020). Boseman died at age 43, after privately dealing with colon cancer for four years.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.