On Friday evening, people everywhere were heartbroken to find out that Chadwick Boseman, the forty-three year old beloved actor, had tragically passed away in a fight against colon cancer.
Many of Boseman's Marvel co-stars and filmmakers soon sent out numerous heartfelt messages about their experiences with the actor who perfectly brought Black Panther to life.
ABC then announced that they would be airing a special tribute to Boseman, and during that showing, Marvel Studios released a touching video that highlighted all the ways in which Chadwick Boseman was a true inspiration.
During the ABC special, Chadwick Boseman - A Tribute for a King, Marvel Studios revealed a video that incorporated behind-the-scenes footage and cast interviews from Boseman's time as Black Panther.
Marvel Studios then released the full video on their Twitter, which can be seen below.
The video includes clips of actors such as Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Scarlett Johansson, which were all taken from behind-the-scenes interviews of films such as Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War, praising Chadwick Boseman's thrilling performance, and the irreplaceable energy he brought to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The video also included kind words from Black Panther actors and filmmakers, such as Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, Lupita Nyong'o, and director Ryan Coogler. Every one of them detailed the craft and nuance that Boseman brought to the role, and all the ways in which the actor embodied the character both on screen and off.
What was probably most touching about the short, was the ending that featured words from Chadwick Boseman himself, highlighting how special it was to be part of a film that meant so much to so many people.
Through showing the impact Boseman had on the world by portraying this character, and all the ways in which he knew Black Panther could give hope to audiences who needed it most, Marvel Studios reminds everyone that Chadwick Boseman did so much more than play a superhero. He was one.