- Chadwick Boseman's fans believe that his character in Black Panther should be recast to honour him
- Fans have started a petition online to have T'Challa recast in the film and not leave the character out of the film
- Chadwick Boseman passed away in August 2020 and fans are missing the actor and his character terribly
A petition from fans is calling for Chadwick Boseman's character in Black Panther, T'Challa to be recast. The authors of the petition believe that recasting the character will show that Chadwick is being honoured for the role he has played.
The petition has already received over 5 000 signatures and is starting to trend on social media. The fans who started the movement say that recasting Chadwick's character does not mean he will be disregarded but they should get someone else to play T'Challa.
Fans are speculating that the next installment of the film will have T'Challa cut out and focus more on the other characters in the franchise. Movie reviewer E-Man thinks that removing T'Challa will not be good for black boys who are growing up.
"If Marvel Studios removes T'Challa, it would be at the expense of the audiences (especially Black boys and men) who saw themselves in him," he said.
E-Man thinks that recasting T'Challa will be good for the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and Chadwick Boseman.
"This petition is merely asking to continue the portrayal of T'Challa in the MCU. #RecastTChalla is a call to fulfill the role that Chadwick Boseman worked so hard for the world to see," said E-Man.
In other world celebrity news, Briefly News reported that Bobby Brown found someone to blame for the death of Whitney Houston and his daughter. Bobby Brown believes that one person is responsible for the deaths of his ex-wife Whitney Houston and his daughter Bobby Kristina.
Bobby believes that the late Nick Gordon is responsible for their deaths. Nick Gordon was Bobby Kristina's boyfriend at the time of her passing and her father believes that he is the one who gave his daughter and Whitney the drugs that ended their lives.
The singer opened up about this during Jada Smith's talk show, The Red Table Talk.
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