Netflix releases footage of Chadwick Boseman's last role on TV

Netflix releases footage of Chadwick Boseman's last role on TV

- After acing his role as T'Challah on Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman featured in another movie

- He starred alongside Hollywood queen Viola Davis in a film dubbed Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

- Netflix released short footage lifted from the movie which showed Chadwick doing what he did best

- The clip stirred a lot of emotion and brought back memories of the celebrated star

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Streaming service Netflix has given late Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman’s fans a chance to reconnect with their hero. The site posted short footage sighted by Briefly.co.za of the star’s last role on TV before he passed away from multiple organ failure related to cancer.

Chadwick starred in a movie dubbed Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom alongside celebrated How To Get Away With Murder actress Viola Davis.

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The film was based on an old Broadway Play created by August Wilson back in 1982. The movie is expected to show in theatres in November 2020 and later stream on Netflix after a month.

Netflix releases footage of Chadwick Boseman's last role on TV
Chadwick (middle) during his last role on TV. Photo: Netflix
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Chadwick passed away aged 43 in August 2020 after a vicious battle with cancer for four years.

Diagnosed with cancer

The King of Wakanda was diagnosed with the dreaded disease back in 2016 but chose to keep his condition private. A statement released by his family stated the fallen hero used to show up to work in between chemotherapy sessions and after gruelling surgeries.

The star, who brought T’Challah to life, was told he had stage III colon cancer which quickly progressed to stage IV despite medical intervention.

Months before his demise, Chadwick’s fans got worried when he lost a lot of weight. He was often photographed looking frail and tired but he fought till his last breath.

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Fans mourned him

After learning about the star’s death, celebrities, fans and friends eulogised the late actor as a humanitarian who touched the lives of many. People paid tribute to him through art, music, poems and many other channels.

Even kids who were fortunate enough to watch Black Panther took their time to pay their last respects to the thespian.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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