Avengers assemble to mourn the loss of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman: 'Rest in power, King'
The movie world was shocked by the sudden death of Chadwick Boseman. The actor, aged 43, passed away on Friday. Though widely acclaimed for his role as T'Challa in Marvel's Black Panther, Boseman delivered power-packed performances in 42, Get on Up and most recently Da 5 Bloods.
Boseman only got to make one Black Panther film, but he appeared in two other franchises: Captain America and Avengers.
Our hearts are broken and our thoughts are with Chadwick Boseman’s family. Your legacy will live on forever. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/DyibBLoBxz— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) August 29, 2020
The colleagues who’ve already posted tributes to Boseman include Chris Evans, Don Cheatle and Mark Ruffalo.
I’m absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking.— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) August 29, 2020
Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. He had so much amazing work still left to create. I’m endlessly grateful for our friendship. Rest in power, King pic.twitter.com/oBERXlw66Z
All I have to say is the tragedies amassing this year have only been made more profound by the loss of #ChadwickBoseman. What a man, and what an immense talent. Brother, you were one of the all time greats and your greatness was only beginning. Lord love ya. Rest in power, King.— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) August 29, 2020
President of Marvel Studio, Kevin Feige also paid his tribute to the actor.
A statement from Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, who says that Chadwick Boseman's passing is "absolutely devastating."— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) August 29, 2020
"He was as smart and kind and powerful and strong as any person he portrayed. Now he takes his place alongside them as an icon for the ages." pic.twitter.com/hKhHHW8WXl