Chadwick Boseman died of colorectal cancer at the age of 43, his last film: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, a music film about the blues singer Ma Rainey. He was especially known for his role as Marvel's Black Panther, and for that role and his life's work he has now been honored at Disneyland. Wakanda Forever.
"Wakanda Forever“Is the symbol that Chadwick Boseman has had since appearing in Black panther and Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War accompanied; a call to fight for freedom that meant more than just a film. After his death as a result of colon cancer on August 28, 2020, the symbol gained even more meaning: A symbol in honor of the actor who died much too early and has now been immortalized in Disneyland.
Nikkolas Smith, a concept artist and artist, has one Wall of the shopping mall in Downtown Disneyland used in California to draw the actor and a young fan in a Black Panther mask; both have crossed their arms to the "Wakanda Forver" sign:
“My last two projects as a Disney Imagineer last summer were related to the Children's Hospital Project and the Avenger Campus Project. For millions of children, T'Challa is more meaningful than life, and there was no one better to slip into than Chadwick Boseman. I'm so grateful that I was able to honor Chadwick's life in this way, ”wrote Nikkolas Smith on his Instagram post on the Memorial.
You haven't seen Black Panther yet? Then it is high time:
Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer back in 2016, albeit in the 3rd stage. During the following years the cancer had spread to stage 4. For much of his film career, Boseman was on treatment for cancer.