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Chadwick Boseman triumphs in diverse night for SAG awards

Chadwick Boseman triumphs in diverse night for SAG awards

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ReutersIt was a big night for diversity at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, with actors from ethnic minorities winning all four individual film categories for the first time.The 27th SAG Awards were held on Sunday as a virtual event.Viola Davis, Youn Yuh-jung, Daniel Kaluuya and the late Chadwick Boseman all triumphed in their categories.Aaron Sorkin's The Trial of the Chicago 7 won best ensemble cast in a motion picture, making history for Netflix. The ensemble prize is seen as the top honour at the SAG Awards, in the absence of a best picture category.The Trial of The Chicago 7 retells the story of the notorious courtroom drama involving a largely unrelated assortment of political activists who were accused of inciting a riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.The...
Viola Davis on Chadwick Boseman’s final Oscar-tipped role

Viola Davis on Chadwick Boseman’s final Oscar-tipped role

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When Chadwick Boseman died earlier this year Hollywood mourned one of its most versatile leading men.The 43-year-old star's final performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom sees him teaming up with Viola Davis who described him to Sky News as a "character actor trapped in a leading man's body". The Oscar winning actress said: "He came to the set with one purpose and you could tell he felt very comfortable with it, and that is just to do great work, that's it. Image: Boseman's final screen performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Pic: Netflix "You're talking to a man who easily could have had the entourage, you know, the constant requests, the food, the trailers, all of that, the whole hoopla that comes into the room before him."He was no...
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies after colon cancer battle

Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies after colon cancer battle

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Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman has died aged 43 after a four-year fight with colon cancer.He died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, his publicist Nicki Fioravante said. The actor had not revealed his cancer diagnosis to the public.Boseman played black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown early in his career before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe. His T'Challa character was introduced to the Marvel movies in 2016's Captain America: Civil War, and his Wakanda Forever salute became famous after the release of Black Panther two years ago. ...
Chadwick Boseman: Black Panther star dies of cancer aged 43

Chadwick Boseman: Black Panther star dies of cancer aged 43

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US actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for playing Black Panther in the hit Marvel superhero franchise, has died of cancer aged 43. He died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, a statement posted on social media said.Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago but had not made the information public. The news has left fans and the film world stunned. Get Out director Jordan Peele, said it was "a crushing blow"."A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much," his family said in the statement."From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and several more - all were filmed during and between countless sur...