'Black Panther' Actor Chadwick Boseman Dead At 43

HipHop News Posted on August 28, 2020 at 2:12pm

'Black Panther' Actor Chadwick Boseman Dead At 43

Ice Cube, Bun B, MC Hammer, KXNG Crooked and director Jordan Peele are among the many mourning his death.

The world lost an incredible actor on Friday (August 28) when Chadwick Boseman lost his four-year battle with colon cancer. The 43-year-old movie star was widely known for his role as King T’Challa in the 2018 Marvel blockbuster Black Panther but also starred in films such as 42 about Jackie Robinson and Get On Up about James Brown.

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“It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman,” the statement read. 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 continued, “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 thanks for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”

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— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020

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