Marvel Stars Pay Tribute to Chadwick Boseman After His Death: “Rest in Power King T’Challa”
Chadwick Boseman’s Marvel costars and friends are remembering the Black Panther star after he died at age 43 following a four-year battle with colon cancer. The news was confirmed in a statement released on Chadwick’s Twitter account. Late Friday night, Marvel stars mourned Chadwick’s loss and shared messages remembering the inspiring actor. Chadwick portrayed the role of King T’Challa/Black Panther in Black Panther, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.
“Your legacy will live on forever,” the official Marvel account wrote on Aug. 28. “Rest In Peace.” Chadwick’s Marvel costars, including Angela Bassett, Chris Evans, and Brie Larson, also wrote heartfelt tributes sharing their memories with the late actor on social media. Ahead, see how Chadwick’s friends and costars are honoring him.
“I’m absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking. Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. Few performers have such power and versatility. He had so much amazing work still left to create. I’m endlessly grateful for our friendship. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Rest in power, King. 💙”