Chadwick Boseman died at the age of 42, the actor's representative and Black Panther star. The death of the African-American interpreter comes after four years of a heavy battle against colon cancer, the agency said.
The news of Chadwick Boseman's death was also announced via his official Twitter account, where a black-and-white photo of the smiling actor was posted, along with the following message, which below we translated.
Chadwick Boseman's death: family statement
"It is with immense pain that we confirm Chadwick Boseman's death.
Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and fought the disease for the past four years until he advanced to stage IV.
"A true wrestler, Chadwick persevered through everything and provided many of the films you've loved so much. From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and many more, all filmed during and amid countless surgeries and chemotherapy.
"It was an honor in his career to bring King T'Challa to life in Black Panther
"He died at home, with his wife and family by his side.
"His family thanks them for their love and prayers, and asks them to continue to respect their privacy in these difficult times."
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It was in October 2014 that Marvel and Disney made it known that Black Panther would have their own film and that it would star African-American actor Chadwick Boseman; ellargometraje had its premiere in 2017.
Before becoming Black Panther, or T'Challa, the head of the fictional African country Wakanda, the actor also participated in productions such as '42' and 'Get On Up', where he plays Jackie Robinson and James Brown, respectively. Q
Black Panther is another of the characters created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.
The day Chadwick Boseman visited Mexico
In 2018, when he had already been diagnosed with colon cancer -- now we know -- Chadwick Boseman visited Mexico to celebrate his birthday in Teotihuacan, a place he said filled him with energy.
At the time, the Marvel and Disney superhero visited the archaeological site of Teotihuacan to celebrate his 41st birthday. Through his Instagram account, Boseman shared two photos featuring an olive green attire, while the pyramids were appreciated in the background.
Chadwick Boseman also posted a message of thanks to his fans for their wishes. "Thank you for all your good birthday wishes. I love you all and I appreciate you all," he wrote alongside the hashtag #Renovado.