Wakanda Forever’ Cast Takes an Emotional Visit to Chadwick Boseman’s Grave

Chadwick Boseman ascends the Wakanda throne as King T'Challa in 'Black Panther'

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In August of 2020, movie fans around the world were shocked and saddened to learn that Chadwick Boseman had passed away from Stage Four Colon Cancer at the age of 43. It was a diagnosis the superstar hid from the world before he began filming the role that would prove to be his breakthrough, Marvel’s title hero. black Panther.

But as hard as Boseman’s death hit fans, it hit the cast and crew even harder, who worked closely with them to help bring the film to life, which went on to hit $1.3 at the box office so far. It became one of the highest grossing films of all time. Arab.

Boseman passed away during the height of the COVID-19 lockdown, and so filming on the upcoming sequel had not even begun. However, according to a Empire magazine articles Black Panther 2: Wakanda ForeverArtists made a pilgrimage to his grave at Welfare Baptist Church in his hometown of Anderson, South Carolina.

Director Ryan Coogler told Empire,

“It was necessary to physically let go of that moment and pay our respects, and being with his family members gave me the emotional allowance to step back into a world I couldn’t know until that I was not there.”

Dominic Thorne is a newcomer black Panther The film franchise stars Ironheart, who would later be turned into his own Disney Plus series. He said Empire What a powerful experience the journey to the edge of the grave was:

“We continue to add power to the names of the people we’ve lost by remembering and naming them. And that’s exactly what we did that day by telling and telling stories about them. I take this journey in a different way.” Can’t imagine starting over.”

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever It will be released in cinemas worldwide on November 11.

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