The death of actor Chadwick Boseman
from cancer has shocked not just the film industry but the entire world. Boseman was a man and an artist in the prime of his life and career, the star of one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most significant films and biggest creative and commercial successes … and now he’s gone.Those who worked with Boseman, including the community of the MCU, have been sharing their condolences and thoughts on his death on social media.
Marvel Studios saluted Boseman, promising: “Your legacy will live on forever.”
Marvel Studios President and Chief Creative Officer Kevin Feige, who produced Black Panther, issued the following statement to IGN via Disney:
“Chadwick’s passing is absolutely devastating. He was our T’Challa, our Black Panther, and our dear friend. Each time he stepped on set, he radiated charisma and joy, and each time he appeared on screen, he created something truly indelible. He embodied a lot of amazing people in his work, and nobody was better at bringing great men to life.