It is shocking that Black Panther star, Chadwick Aaron Boseman, has died at the age of 43. He died in his home with his wife and family by his side. According to a statement released via his twitter page, he was diagnosed with stage III Colon Cancer in 2016, and battled with it as it progressed to stage VI. The news has come as a shock to many as he was actively present in the industry, showing up for all that was required. The statement said he did all these and more while between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.
Despite his health condition, he was an excellent actor. Here are 5 amazing movies brought to you by Chadwick Boseman while he battled Colon Cancer:
Da 5 Blood
Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods isn’t your typical Vietnam war movie. It’s a film about Four African American vets battling the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen squad leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide. Chadwick Boseman played the role of Stormin’ Norman, the squad leader of Black soldiers in the Army’s 1st infantry division known as the “Bloods.”. The movie features other actors like Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters, Jean Reno, and Norm Lewis. Intense energy and ambition run through Da 5 Bloods, which is regarded as one of Spike Lee’s most urgent and impactful films.
Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), and the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). In Captain America: Civil War. Friction arises between the Avengers when one group supports the government’s decision to implement a law to control their powers while the other opposes it. Civil War initiates the next wave of Marvel movies as an action-packed superhero blockbuster that explores thought-provoking themes. In this movie, Boseman gave us a glimpse of Black Panther. Although his introduction to the MCU is brief, it is memorable. Civil War is an incredible achievement and one of the best movies in the MCU canon.
21 Bridges is a 2019 American action thriller film which stars Chadwick Boseman as an NYPD detective who shuts down the 21 bridges of Manhattan to find two suspected cop killers. After uncovering a massive conspiracy, an embattled NYPD detective joins a citywide manhunt for two young cop killers. As the night unfolds, he soon becomes unsure of who to pursue — and who’s in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, authorities decide to take extreme measures by closing all of Manhattan’s 21 bridges to prevent the suspects from escaping.’
21 Bridges was theatrically released in the U.S. on November 22, 2019 by STXfilms. It received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $49 million worldwide on a $33 million budget.
Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero movie, which is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers. The movie was produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the direct sequel to Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and the 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). After Thanos, an intergalactic warlord, disintegrates half of the universe, the Avengers must reunite and assemble again to reinvigorate their trounced allies and restore balance. The movie ably juggles a dizzying array of MCU heroes in the fight against their gravest threat, and the outcome is a magnificent, emotionally resonant blockbuster. Boseman played a notable role as the Black Panther in this movie.
The box office smashing Black Panther has got to be Boseman’s most prominent work. In the statement released by his family, they described his role in Black Panther as the honour of his career to bring King T’ Challa to life. After his father’s death, T’Challa returns home to Wakanda to inherit his throne. However, a powerful enemy related to his family threatens to attack his nation.
Boseman and other characters performed excellently in Black Panther. The film is one of the best in the long-running franchise and certainly among its most visually thrilling. Full of excellent performances, Ryan Coogler really brings something special to this film, and Boseman’s role as the Black Panther was well-delivered and has been described by his family as the honour of his career.