The world continues to honor Chadwick Boseman’s life and legacy with tributes, posthumous awards, art, and more. The prolific actor died in August 2020 from colon cancer, a diagnosis that he chose to keep private. Netflix is continuing this celebration of his profound artistry and impact with
A new trailer begins with Chadwick Boseman’s voice stating that others may call him an actor but he calls himself an artist. The clip then goes into high-praise from some of the best in the business; the features include Viola Davis, Phylicia Rashad, Danai Gurira, and others. The actors and filmmakers fondly reflect on his love for the craft and his vibrant spirit.
In one scene, Davis says others had to “step up” when they in his presence. They all speak on his incredible capacity to elevate the material, gaining a deep understanding for the truth, and who he was as a person. Commentary about Chadwick Boseman intersperse with his own voice. He talks about connecting with what his character is going through to make it real for him.
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