Chadwick Boseman is being honored by Disney on what would have been his 44th birthday.
The Disney+ Tribute to Chadwick Boseman
On November 29, Disney updated the introduction to Marvel films that starred Boseman as Black Panther.
Firstly, the video itself begins with the signature comic book pages. Secondly, it then morphs into images of Boseman and his iconic quotes. Finally, the Marvel Studios logo is projected with images of him before it turns to the film’s signature purple color.
Boseman appeared as the superhero in Black Panther, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.
Watch the new intro, below.
Boseman passed away in August from stage IV colon cancer at just 43-years-old. In 2016, he was diagnosed with stage III cancer. He battled it for four years as it progressed.
“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” a statement from his family read. “From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.”
Furthermore, although he took on roles that were truly remarkable, Blank Panther held a special place in his heart. “It was the honor of his career to bring Kingi T’Challa to life in Black Panther,” it continued. “He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side. The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”