Wakanda Forever’ Cast Visited Chadwick Boseman’s Grave

The cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever visited Chadwick Boseman’s final resting place before beginning production on the film.

In August 2020, Chadwick Boseman died aged 43 due to complications from colon cancer, which he was diagnosed with as stage 3 in 2016. He kept his illness a secret from the public, with only close associates knowing about it. thereby. In a statement released by his team on the day of his death, it was acknowledged that playing the title role in Black Panther was “the honor of his career”. With the upcoming sequel, titled wakanda forever Slated to hit theaters next month, surviving cast members of the original film took the opportunity to visit its final resting place ahead of production.

Lupita Nyong’o explained to Empire Magazine why the cast visiting Chadwick Boseman’s final resting place was necessary to prepare for the film:

“Having this moment to physically go and pay my respects was essential, and being with members of his family gave me an emotional allowance to come back into this world in a way that I could not have known I would. needed it before I was there.”

Dominique Thorne, who plays RiRi Williams/Ironheart in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever also shared his experience of visiting Chadwick Boseman’s final resting place:

“By remembering and speaking the names of those we have lost, we continue to add power to their names. And that’s exactly what we did that day by telling and hearing stories about him. I can’t imagine having started this journey any other way.

Here is the synopsis of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever:

“In Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba), fight to protect their nation from world powers intervening in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and chart a new course for the kingdom of Wakanda.

Directed by Ryan Coogler from a screenplay he co-wrote with Joe Robert Cole, the film stars Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba, Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Tenoch Huerta, Martin Freeman and Angela Bassette.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever hits theaters on November 11, 2022. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the upcoming film and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.

Source: Empire Magazine (via TheDirect.com)

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