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Entertainment Netflix releases pictures of Chadwick Boseman in his final role

02:15  02 october  2020
02:15  02 october  2020 Source:   news.sky.com

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Netflix releases images of Chadwick Boseman 's final film, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Netflix has released the first look at Chadwick Boseman ’s final on-screen performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. The Viola Davis-led drama is based on blues singer Ma Rainey and sees Boseman play

Netflix has released pictures of Chadwick Boseman in what is thought to have been his final acting role before his death.

Colman Domingo et al. standing next to a man in a suit and tie: Chadwick Boseman pictured in his final role before his death. Pic: David Lee/Netflix © Other Chadwick Boseman pictured in his final role before his death. Pic: David Lee/Netflix

Boseman, who died in August after a four-year struggle with colon cancer, will posthumously star alongside Oscar winner Viola Davis in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

The film, set in 1920s Chicago, tells the story of "Mother of the Blues" Ma Rainey, who is fighting with her white manager and producer for control of her music.

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Chadwick Boseman ‘s final movie is on its way to Netflix and tonight, the streaming giant revealed our very first look at it. The tragic death of the During his time battling cancer, Boseman still worked hard and managed to complete his roles in a number of films, including one that’s yet to be released .

Netflix has unveiled first look images of the late Chadwick Boseman ’s final film, “Ma Boseman played Ma’s boyfriend Levee, a young, ambitious trumpeter who aspired to make his own Here's your first look at Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, based on

a group of people standing in a room: Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman in the upcoming Netflix movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Pic: David Lee/ Netflix © Other Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman in the upcoming Netflix movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Pic: David Lee/ Netflix

Boseman, who is best-known for his role as T'Challa in Marvel's Black Panther, will play a trumpeter in Ma Rainey's session band called Levee.

Levee is "determined to stake his claim on the music industry" and "spurs his fellow musicians into an eruption of stories revealing truths that will forever change the course of their lives".

a person sitting on a bench: Boseman plays a trumpeter in the 1920s-set film. Pic: David Lee/ Netflix © Other Boseman plays a trumpeter in the 1920s-set film. Pic: David Lee/ Netflix

The film wrapped in August 2019, just six weeks after production began, meaning Boseman would have been aware of his cancer diagnosis.

After Boseman died, his co-star Viola Davis tweeted: "Chadwick... no words to express my devastation of losing you.

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of Chadwick Boseman 's final completed film Ma Rainey's Black Bottom has been cancelled by Netflix . "We are heartbroken over today's news of the passing of Chadwick Boseman , a 'true Co-starring Oscar winner Viola Davis in the title role , Ma Rainey's Black Bottom follows the rising To have known him, spent time in his light and leadership and call him forever a friend," she wrote.

Actor Chadwick Boseman will be remembered by many for his on-screen portrayal of Black Panther. But he also played some of the most groundbreaking He had been battling colon cancer since 2016, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account. Boseman 's breakout role came in 2013

"Your talent, your spirit, your heart, your authenticity... It was an honour working beside you, getting to know you.

"Rest well prince... May flights of angels sing thee to thy heavenly rest. I love you!"

Boseman's death shocked the entertainment world, with his cancer diagnosis having been all but hidden until then.

He played black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown early in his career, before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe.

a group of people standing in a room: Boseman stars with Viola Davis, who plays the lead character. Pic: David Lee/ Netflix © Getty Boseman stars with Viola Davis, who plays the lead character. Pic: David Lee/ Netflix

Black Panther - the first major studio superhero movie featuring a predominantly African-American cast - became the ninth-highest-grossing film of all time and the highest-grossing film by a black director.

It was also the first superhero film to get an Oscar nomination for best picture.

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is based on a play of the same name by August Wilson, and was produced by Denzel Washington.

It is expected to be released by Netflix on 18 December.

Chadwick Boseman could be in Oscar contention for new Netflix movie .
The late actor is being put forward for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.Chadwick Boseman may be in line for a posthumous Oscar award for his role in Netflix movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

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