The Academy Award nominated actor had passed away last year due to colon cancer, at the age of 43.
Although it has been a year since Chadwick Boseman passed away, the mark he left in Hollywood still shows no signs of fading in the least. It is evident from the outpouring of tributes and homages in his name which was witnessed on the anniversary of the star’s death. From his Black Panther co-stars to even renowned names outside the film industry, several big names remembered Boseman with touching posts on social media, highlighting the big impact he had in their lives.
Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B Jordan, both of whom appeared alongside Boseman in the acclaimed MCU film Black Panther, shared photographs of the late star, all smiles, and penned tear-jerking captions along with it. While Nyong’o expressed how much she missed her co-stars' laughter and silence ‘in equal measure’, Jordan’s caption says that not a day goes by without remembering Boseman. Both the stars also say that they feel Chadwick is ‘still with them’ and ‘alive’ in their heart
In addition to Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B Jordan, other big Hollywood names such as Viola Davis, Mark Ruffalo, Josh Gad, Kerry Washington and Jane Lynch also paid tribute to Boseman on their social media.
Not a day goes by one year later, where it doesn’t still hurt. But in the darkness, he always reminds us of the light. He was an angel on this planet and is now a Saint on high. Love you and miss you more than ever… forever. #ChadwickBoseman https://t.co/uHOa8jLEKq— Josh Gad (@joshgad) August 28, 2021
Many studios and other artists also shared how much the late actor meant to them as well. Marvel Studios’ tribute referred to him as ‘our king’ and ‘inspiration’ accompanied by a stunning photograph. Graphic artist Kode Abdo, via his handle BossLogic, Sportscenter, and Quentin James, also mourned the loss of the actor.
Chadwick Boseman died on August 28, 2021 due to colon cancer at the age of 43. Although the star had been diagnosed in 2016, he had kept his illness a secret, continuing to work on high profile films until his death.