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Chadwick Boseman’s farewell film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, costarring Viola Davis will air on Netflix on December 4. Critics are saying that Chadwick’s performance as Levee may garner Boseman a posthumous Oscar. Variety’s Clayton Davis calls it the most spiritual performance of Chadwick’s career.
The loss of Chadwick this past summer is also leaving a void in the Marvelverse. Black Panther fans have been asking who will replace Chadwick as King T’Challa. Some are suggesting that Chadwick be digitized into the sequel. Marvel Studios’ EVP Victoria Alonso told Argentinian outlet Clarin that isn’t going to happen. Here are a few excerpts via Digital Spy:
On if Chadwick will be digitized into Black Panther 2
“No. There’s only one Chadwick and he’s not with us,” Alonso said. “Our king, unfortunately, has died in real life, not just in fiction, and we are taking a little time to see how we return to history and what we do to honour this chapter of what has happened to us that was so unexpected, so painful, so terrible, really.”
On Chadwick Boseman’s impact
“Because Chadwick was not only a wonder of a human being every day for the …read more