According to a statement issued by Chadwick Boseman’s management the actor died at home with his wife and family after battling ast stage of cancer.
“It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV”.
“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy” It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.
“The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time”.
He was indeed our movie hero in recent times, may his soul rest in peace.