Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has finally hit theaters, but the void of the late Chadwick Boseman still lingers in the film. Chadwick Boseman was an integral part of the MCU with his iconic role as King T’Challa. Her charm and grace on screen are still missed today. Besides all his talents and his charisma, he was above all a beautiful human being. Even Marvel legend Robert Downey Jr once acknowledged how valuable Boseman was to the MCU.
Robert Downey Jr as Tony Stark aka Iron Man is considered a Marvel legend even after his on-screen dominance ended with Avengers: Endgame. According to sherlock holmes actor, Black Panther was the best movie in the MCU even better than his Iron Man movies.
Robert Downey Jr hailed the casting of Chadwick Boseman as iconic
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Black Panther is considered one of the best films on the MCU’s list to date. Director Ryan Coogler has balanced impressive storytelling with brilliant acting and memorable characters. The casting of Chadwick Boseman as King T’Challa in Captain America: Civil War garnered more praise from the audience, and the presentation of the nation and culture of Wakanda was also appreciated.
But sadly, the world was shocked after Boseman passed away in 2020 after battling colon cancer. Various MCU legends mourned the loss of the actor and paid tribute by sharing their own experiences with the late actor. Among these, Robert Downey Jr paid a heartfelt tribute to King T’Challa. During an interview with ABC News, the Zodiac The actor shared what an incredible human being Chadwick Boseman was.
Robert Downey Jr praised the humble attitude of the 21 bridges actor:
“At the end of the third Avengers, Infinity War, we all sort of lose together. And I remember it was one of those rare days when all the Avengers were together. It was just the way it walked on set and the huge success that had and deservedly taken place with Black Panther and he was just in that kind of stratus that was unique to him. But still, still humble, still hardworking, still with a smile on his face. Now, looking back, I realize all the more what an incredibly graceful human being he was.
In addition, Downey Jr also confessed that, according to him, Black Panther has to be the best MCU movie made up to that time. He even admitted that the film was better than all the other MCU films, including his own. Around that time, the actor, now 57, posted a tribute to Boseman on his social media profile where he called the late actor’s casting as King T’Challa a “Game Changer”.
The void left by the marshal The actor is pretty evident in the MCU even today as we watch the film’s second installment without our most favorite Wakandan.
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The absence of Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther 2
Director Ryan Coogler’s long-awaited 2018 sequel has finally hit theaters after a long wait. The MCU leaders’ decision not to recast T’Challa and pass the Black Panther mantle to someone else was appreciated by all and created hype. So how did the movie turn out to be?
So Black Panther: Wakanda Forever had a colossal charge to wrap up the ongoing Phase 4 of the MCU and according to reports, they’re pretty successful. The film scored 94% from the audience on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics as well as audiences praise the film as a perfect tribute to the late actor. But unfortunately, like almost everyone else, Boseman’s void was significant.
Most Crowned Reports black panther 2 as the much-needed return of the MCU. It’s now up to the public and time to reveal if this film also turns out to be a big commercial success like its predecessor.
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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever rotates in theaters while Black Panther can be streamed on Disney+.