Chadwick Boseman Filmed One More Movie Before He Died — Here’s When You Can See It

by Jeremy Spirogis
Black Panther: Chadwick Boseman

The loss of life of Chadwick Boseman on Aug. 28 took many followers abruptly. According to an announcement from his household on his social media, Boseman was privately battling colon most cancers. His loss of life at solely 43 suggests all the nice work he was but to do. Boseman did end another film that can nonetheless come out.

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Chadwick Boseman | Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios

Chadwick Boseman made seven motion pictures whereas battling most cancers

The household’s assertion mentioned Boseman was recognized with Stage III colon most cancers in 2016. His first look as T’Challa, Black Panther, in Captain America: Civil War opened in theaters that yr. He additionally had the Netflix film A Message for the King in 2016.

The assertion mentioned Boseman underwent surgical procedures and chemotherapy from the time he was making 2017’s Marshall, through which Boseman performed Thurgood Marshall, on. That means he additionally filmed Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, 21 Bridges, Da 5 Bloods and his final film whereas present process therapy.

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“It was the dignity of his profession to convey King T’Challa to life in Black Panther,” the assertion learn. “He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”

Chadwick Boseman had not filmed ‘Black Panther 2’ but

Even earlier than the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Black Panther 2 wouldn’t be in manufacturing but. Even on the unique schedule, it was on the Marvel slate for 2022.

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Chadwick Boseman | Film Frame/Marvel Studios

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The pandemic pushed all of Marvel’s manufacturing schedules, together with the Disney+ collection The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and movies like Shang-Chi and hte Legend of the Ten Rings, The Eternals, Thor: Love and Thunder and Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness

He hoped to play a Black samurai too

Boseman was additionally hooked up to the movie Yasuke. He would have starred within the true story of the one Black Samurai within the 16th Century. At the press junket for 21 Bridges, Boseman mentioned he had already begun coaching in swordplay. 

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ can be Chadwick Boseman’s final film

The household’s assertion confirmed that Boseman had completed Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Netflix introduced the movie in June 2019 with a July begin of manufacturing. Based on the August Wilson play, Viola Davis performs “Queen of Blues” Ma Rainey. In 1927 Chicago, Ma Rainey has a tumultuous recording session.

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Chadwick Boseman | Film Frame/Marvel Studios

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Boseman performs Levee, Ma Rainey’s trumpeter. Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo and Michael Potts fill out the band. George C. Wolfe directs Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s adaptation of Wilson’s play. Denzel Washington and Todd Black produced. 

Netflix plans to launch the movie this yr and offered the next synopsis:

Tensions and temperatures rise over the course of a day recording session in 1920s Chicago as a band of musicians await trailblazing performer, the legendary ‘Mother of the Blues,’ Ma Rainey (Academy Award® winner Viola Davis). Late to the session, the fearless, fiery Ma engages in a battle of wills together with her white supervisor and producer over management of her music. As the band waits within the studio’s claustrophobic rehearsal room, formidable trumpeter Levee (Chadwick Boseman) — who has an eye fixed for Ma’s girlfriend and is decided to stake his personal declare on the music business — spurs his fellow musicians into an eruption of tales revealing truths that can perpetually change the course of their lives.

Netflix synopsis for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

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