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Entertainment Harrison Ford joins others remembering his 42 costar Chadwick Boseman

14:30  01 september  2020
14:30  01 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

'Black Panther' film star Chadwick Boseman dead at 43, after cancer battle

  'Black Panther' film star Chadwick Boseman dead at 43, after cancer battle 'Black Panther' film star Chadwick Boseman dead at 43, after cancer battleLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Black Panther" film star Chadwick Boseman, an actor whose work celebrated African-American pioneers and culture, has died at age 43 after a four-year battle with colon cancer, according to an announcement posted on Friday to his social media accounts.

Harrison Ford remembers Chadwick Boseman who he co - starred with in the 2013 Jackie Robinson film 42 : 'He is as much a hero as any he played'. ' His intelligence, personal dignity and deep commitment inspired his colleagues and elevated the stories he told. He is as much a hero as any he

remembering chadwick boseman Launch Gallery. Recently, Chadwick had sparked concern amongst his fans, as he appeared very thin in videos on social media. He started his career in writing and directing, but clearly, he was meant to be on the other side of the camera.

Harrison Ford is the most recent Hollywood actor to honor and remember the late Chadwick Boseman, whose death on Friday at age 43 shocked the industry.

In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter on Monday, the 78-year-old  Indiana Jones star called Boseman 'as much a hero as any he played.'

The pair costarred in the 2013 film 42 which followed the life of baseball legend Jackie Robinson.

Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman posing for the camera: Remembering a costar: Harrison Ford is most recent Hollywood actor to honor the late Chadwick Boseman, whose death on Friday at age 43 shocked the industry; seen in 2013 © Provided by Daily Mail Remembering a costar: Harrison Ford is most recent Hollywood actor to honor the late Chadwick Boseman, whose death on Friday at age 43 shocked the industry; seen in 2013

'Chadwick Boseman was as compelling, powerful and truthful as the characters he chose to play,' Ford said in the statement.

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Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford starred in the highly acclaimed 2013 Jackie Robinson biopic 42 together. " Chadwick Boseman was as compelling, powerful and truthful as the characters he chose to play. His intelligence, personal dignity and deep commitment inspired his colleagues and

US actor Chadwick Boseman , best known for playing Black Panther in the hit Marvel superhero franchise, has died of cancer aged 43. He died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, a statement posted on social media said.

'His intelligence, personal dignity and deep commitment inspired his colleagues and elevated the stories he told. He is as much a hero as any he played.

'He is loved and will be deeply missed,' the Star Wars alum concluded.

On Friday, Chadwick succumbed to a secret four-year battle with colon cancer, which sent shockwaves throughout the film world and beyond.

a man holding a racket: In their film together: The pair costarred in the 2013 film 42, following the life of baseball legend Jackie Robinson (played by Boseman, left) © Provided by Daily Mail In their film together: The pair costarred in the 2013 film 42, following the life of baseball legend Jackie Robinson (played by Boseman, left)

The Los Angeles baseball team the LA Dodgers held a moment of silence for Chadwick on Saturday night ahead of their game, and the Jackie Robinson Foundation posted a heartfelt tribute on social media to the Black Panther star.

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Actor Chadwick Boseman , who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of His striking portrayal of the stoic baseball star Robinson opposite Harrison Ford in 2013's 42 drew attention in Hollywood.

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Boseman's costars from that record-breaking Marvel film as well as other movies in which he appeared have also penned touching homages to the fallen actor.

Tributes came from his Da 5 Bloods co-star Clarke Peters, as well as his Black Panther director Ryan Coogler.

a man standing on a table: 'Chadwick Boseman was as compelling, powerful and truthful as the characters he chose to play,' Ford, who played Dodgers executive Branch Rickey in the film, said in a statement © Provided by Daily Mail 'Chadwick Boseman was as compelling, powerful and truthful as the characters he chose to play,' Ford, who played Dodgers executive Branch Rickey in the film, said in a statement a man wearing a suit and tie: 'His intelligence, personal dignity and deep commitment inspired his colleagues and elevated the stories he told. He is as much a hero as any he played,' he continued about the fallen star © Provided by Daily Mail 'His intelligence, personal dignity and deep commitment inspired his colleagues and elevated the stories he told. He is as much a hero as any he played,' he continued about the fallen star

Coogler, 34, called Boseman 'a caretaker, a leader, and a man of faith' in his remembrance of the MCU leading man.

And actress Danai Gurira, who played the Black Panther's primary Wakandan bodyguard/attendant Okoye, also shared an emotional message about her late costar.

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Chadwick Boseman 's former co - stars and friends shared their memories on social media after learning of the tragic loss. Michael B. Jordan remembers his 'Black Panther' costar Chadwick Boseman : 'You are my big brother'.

Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford tell me about bringing Jackie Robinson's iconic story to the big screen in their new film, " 42 ," complete with a serenade

'How do you honor a king? Reeling from the loss of my colleague, my friend, my brother. Struggling for words. Nothing feels adequate,' Gurira, 42, began.

Ryan Coogler, Chadwick Boseman posing for the camera: Remembered: Other tributes have come from Chadwick's Da 5 Bloods co-star Clarke Peters, as well as his Black Panther director Ryan Coogler (pictured, left, in 2018 with Boseman) © Provided by Daily Mail Remembered: Other tributes have come from Chadwick's Da 5 Bloods co-star Clarke Peters, as well as his Black Panther director Ryan Coogler (pictured, left, in 2018 with Boseman)

'I always marveled at how special Chadwick was. Such a pure hearted, profoundly generous, regal, fun guy. My entire job as Okoye was to respect and protect a king. Honor his leadership. Chadwick made that job profoundly easy,' she added.

'He was the epitome of kindness, elegance, diligence and grace. On many an occasion I would think how thankful I was that he was the leading man I was working closely with. A true class act,' she continued.

Others who remembered the late actor include Angela Bassett, who played his queen mother in 2018's Black Panther, Viola Davis, Mark Ruffalo, LeBron James and his Da 5 Bloods director Spike Lee.

a close up of a person: 'Struggling for words': Actress Danai Gurira, who played the Black Panther's Wakandan bodyguard/attendant Okoye, also shared an emotional message about her late costar © Provided by Daily Mail 'Struggling for words': Actress Danai Gurira, who played the Black Panther's Wakandan bodyguard/attendant Okoye, also shared an emotional message about her late costar Wakanda forever: Black Panther views have reportedly surged on Amazon and Apple in the wake of Boseman's untimely passing © Provided by Daily Mail Wakanda forever: Black Panther views have reportedly surged on Amazon and Apple in the wake of Boseman's untimely passing Read more

Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer .
LOS ANGELES (AP) — First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect. When the former playwright suited up as Black Panther, he brought cool intellectual gravitas to the Marvel superhero whose “Wakanda forever!” salute reverberated worldwide. As his Hollywood career boomed, though, Boseman was privately undergoing “countless surgeries and chemotherapy” to battle colon cancer, his family said in a statement announcing his death at age 43 on Friday. He’d been diagnosed at stage 3 in 2016 but never spoke publicly about it.

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