By Stephen Ippolito | August 28th, 2021
It’s hard to believe that it’s been exactly one year since the passing of the great Chadwick Boseman. The Black Panther star tragically passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer on August 28th, 2020.
The news was a complete shock to everyone because he had kept the diagnoses private. In the days following his death, the actor was remembered in countless tributes posted online. I’ll never forget how one of the ways fans honored him was by making the Tweet that announced his death, the most liked post in Twitter’s history.
Out of respect for Boseman, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige announced last December that he would not be recasted for the Black Panther sequel (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever).
In honor of today’s anniversary, fans and colleagues have been posting tributes online all day on their social media accounts: