Hollywood has been in a shockwave following the devastating passing of Chadwick Boseman, ‘Black Panther.’
As known, the beloved actor passed away on 28 August, at the age of 43, after a four-year battle with colon cancer. The stars of Hollywood rushed to lead tribute to the late star, who created a true legacy in the film industry.
Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry took to her verified Instagram account, alongside a photo of Boseman, shared the following message:
“Here’s to an incredible man with immeasurable talent, who leaned into life regardless of his personal battles. You never truly know what the people around you might be going through – treat them with kindness and cherish every minute you have together. RIP.”
Golden Globe winner, Gwyneth Paltrow, portraying ‘Pepper Potts’ in Marvel movie, ‘Iron Man,’ said she was lucky to spend time with the actor on the set of ‘The Avengers,’ and added, through Instagram:
“I was so struck by his presence. He was the embodiment of the modern man; strong, intelligent, graceful, self-possessed. I am deeply sad to hear of his passing this morning. What a beautiful legacy he created in such a short life.”
The other actor who portrays a Marvel character, Robert Downey Jr. uploaded a video of himself hugging Boseman while laughing, and wrote in the caption:
“Mr. Boseman leveled the playing field while fighting for his life… That’s heroism… I’ll remember the good times, the laughter, and the way he changed the game… #chadwickforever”
Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal described Boseman “rare” and along with a photo of the actor, wrote as follows:
“Chadwick’s strength and goodness and honesty burned in his eyes. We only spent a handful of hours together, but anyone that crossed paths with him on or off screen knows what I mean: he was rare. The genuine article. His bravery is a lesson to us all. Rest In Peace, Mr. Boseman. You will be deeply missed.”
As for Nicole Kidman posted a photo of herself with the actor, at the Oscars backstage, and sent the message:
“Remembering this beautiful moment with Chadwick backstage at the Oscars. Sending prayers and love to @ChadwickBoseman’s family, friends and fans 💔”
See below to view Downey Jr.’s Instagram post.