The passing of actor Chadwick Boseman on
Friday left many people shocked. The real-life superhero has left a lasting
impression on everyone who has watched him on their screens, young and old.
The actor was diagnosed with colon cancer
in 2016 however, not much was known about his illness as he never spoke about
it publicly. He has managed to film nine movies between the time of his
diagnosis and his death.
Here are the last five movies that Chadwick
Boseman starred in:
This biographical legal film sees Chadwick
playing the first African American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall.
Set in 1930, the film focuses on one of Marshall’s first cases in his
Black Panther (2018)
Directed by Ryan Coogler, this Marvel
superhero movie has become one for the books. It was Marvel’s first movie with
a black superhero T’Challa/ Black Panther
who was played by Chadwick Boseman. Starring alongside Michael B. Jordan,
Lupita Nyong’o and John Kani, this film was the first of its kind with a
predominantly black cast.
Chadwick has won four out of the seven
nominations for Black Panther: two at the MTV Movie & TV Awards, Screen
Actors Guild Awards and an NAACP Image Award.
Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
As his role being a superhero continues,
Chadwick was nothing short of incredible in these two Marvel sequels. Playing
his character in Black Panther, he left no room for disappointment as he was
21 Bridges (2019)
Not too far from his superhero character,
Chadwick plays a New York Police Department detective, Andre Davis, in this action thriller. He has to find two cop-killing suspects
and through doing this, he shuts down the 21 bridges of Manhattan.
He was nominated for an NAACP Image award
Da 5 types of blood (2020)
Academy Award Winner Spike Lee, this Netflix war drama follows a group of Vietnam War veterans who return to the country in search of the remains of their
the fallen squad leader, “Stormin'” Norman Earl Holloway who is played by