Chadwick Boseman’s co-stars pay tribute to late actor on his birthday
Boseman would have turned 44 on Nov 29. His co-stars – Mark Ruffalo, Michael B Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o – commemorate the day with touching tributes posted on social media.
Sunday, Nov 29, would have been Chadwick Boseman’s 44th birthday. The Black Panther star died in August after battling colon cancer.
Fans and fellow celebrities, including his co-stars, have paid tribute to the late actor to commemorate the day.
Mark Ruffalo, who played Bruce Banner and Hulk in the Avengers films, shared a video on Instagram of Boseman being surprised with a birthday song and cake from the cast and crew of Avengers: Infinity War in 2017.
In the video, Boseman could be seen hugging Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan and Danai Gurira, while other co-stars such as Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans were seen in the background clapping along.
Ruffalo captioned the post: “Thinking of your passion, love, and your light today, @ChadwickBoseman. Happy Birthday. Wishing we could time travel back to this moment”.
Josh Brolin, who played villain Thanos, responded to Ruffalo’s post with five heart emojis.
Other co-stars who paid tribute to Boseman through Instagram posts include fellow Black Panther stars, Michael B Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o.
Jordan wrote, “Continue watching over us King. Happy Birthday. Miss you”.
Nyong’o posted a photo of her and the late actor and captioned her post, “Deeply loved, sorely missed. #ChadwickBoseman”.
Marvel posted a clip of an updated opening to Black Panther that airs on streaming service Disney+. The clip now includes footage from Boseman’s appearances in Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
The post was captioned: “Long live the King. #WakandaForever”.