Chadwick Boseman of Black Panther Dies at 43 Due to Colon Cancer

The famous action star of the blockbuster movie Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman dies of colon cancer at an early age of 43.

Chadwick Boseman was diagnosed with Stage III Colon Cancer in 2016 but had not publicly discussed his condition and continued to work hard as a Hollywood actor.

According to the family of the Black Panther star, Boseman continued to work on major Hollywood films during and between "countless" operations and chemotheraphy.

The family of the late actor also noted that it was indeed an honor for Boseman's career to bring King T'Challa to life in "Black Panther."

Chadwick Boseman became the first black superhero in the history of Hollywoo to get his own standalone film in the record-breaking Marvel franchise with 2018's "Black Panther."

The movie Black Panther, is set in the fictional kingdom of Wakanda, it was adored by critics and audiences, becoming the first comic book film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars and grossing over $1 Billion worldwide.

Aside from the Marvel movie, Chadwick Boseman also played black icons Jackie Robinson in "42" and James Brown in the movie "Get on Up."

The news of Chadwick Boseman's death sent shockwaves not only through Hollywood but around the world especially with the Black communities.

Boseman had recently appeared in Spike Lee's Vietnam War-set "Da 5 Bloods," and was set to appear in a sequel to "Black Panther" due in 2022.

"Our hearts are broken and our thoughts are with Chadwick Boseman's family. Your legacy will live on forever. Rest In Peace," wrote the official Marvel Twitter account.

His character T'Challa, king and protector of technologically advanced Wakanda, was the first black superhero in mainstream American comics, having been featured in "The Fantastic Four" in 1966.

Source: PNA

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