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What Critics Are Saying About the Black Panther Sequel
What Critics Are Saying About
the Black Panther Sequel

What Critics Are Saying About the Black Panther Sequel

It's overstuffed, overlong, and somber, yet moving

(Newser) - The world didn't just lose Chadwick Boseman , Wakanda lost its King T'Challa , and both deaths are felt deeply in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever , which lands an 85% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes . Following T'Challa's death from an unnamed illness, his mother, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett)...

Black Panther Sequel Has a Title and Release Date

Marvel Studios puts out trailer showing clips from upcoming films

(Newser) - Marvel Studios announced its plans for upcoming releases in a 3-minute trailer Monday that included a name and date for the Black Panther sequel. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is due in theaters on July 8, 2022, USA Today reports. Other characters and actors will return, but Marvel has said no...

Anthony Hopkins Was Asleep When He Won Best Actor

83-year-old pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman after surprise win

(Newser) - Anthony Hopkins was apparently among the many people who expected Chadwick Boseman to win Best Actor. When Hopkins' win was announced at the Oscars Sunday night, it was 4am in Wales—and he was fast asleep. Agent Jeremy Barber tells People that he woke up Hopkins to tell him the...

Boseman's Widow Gives 'Most Emotional Speech' of Golden Globes
Chadwick Boseman's
Widow's Speech Has
Viewers 'in Awe'

Chadwick Boseman's Widow's Speech Has Viewers 'in Awe'

Taylor Simone Ledward accepted best actor award for late husband for 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' role

(Newser) - Chadwick Boseman received yet more posthumous nods Sunday evening, this time via a Golden Globe win. The late Boseman, who died last summer of colon cancer at the age of 43, won for best actor in a dramatic motion picture for his performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and...

Technical Difficulties, Bicoastal Hosts at the 2021 Golden Globes

Awards ceremony held in front of masked first responders, essential workers

(Newser) - With homebound nominees appearing by remote video and hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on different sides of the country, a very socially distanced 78th Golden Globe Awards trudged on in the midst of the pandemic and amid a storm of criticism over the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's lack...

For Chadwick Boseman, 4 Posthumous Nominations

Actor nominated by Screen Actors Guild for his work in 2 films

(Newser) - Chadwick Boseman received four posthumous nominations from the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Thursday, while the Korean-American family drama Minari and Spike Lee's Vietnam veteran drama Da 5 Bloods were among the nominees for best ensemble. Boseman, who died last August at age 43 , was nominated not...

How Black Panther Will Handle Chadwick Boseman's Death

The actor won't be replaced, Disney reveals

(Newser) - If you think Chadwick Boseman is irreplaceable, you're not alone. Disney on Thursday revealed that the actor will not be replaced in the Black Panther sequel, despite the fact that he played the title character in the first film. His role, King T’Challa, will not be recast for...

Actress Shares 'Astounding' Chadwick Boseman Story

Actor cut his own salary to boost female co-star Sienna Miller's

(Newser) - Sienna Miller was not at all interested in returning to acting when Chadwick Boseman offered her a role opposite him in the 2019 thriller 21 Bridges, on which he served as producer. "I'd been working nonstop and I was exhausted, but then I wanted to work with him,...

Boseman to Be Honored With Statue Fit for a King

More than 50K sign petition in the hope that it'll replace a Confederate monument

(Newser) - Less than a week after Chadwick Boseman's death , work is underway to get the Black Panther star his own statue. Boseman's hometown of Anderson, SC, is finalizing a plan for a permanent public statue. TMZ cites a rep for Mayor Terence Roberts as saying it will likely take...

Chadwick Boseman: 'The Ancestors Spoke Through Him'

Tributes continue to roll in for 'Black Panther' star

(Newser) - The tributes continue to pour in for Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday at 43 after a private four-year battle with colon cancer. Ryan Coogler, who directed Boseman in Black Panther, offered a lengthy tribute to the actor, which USA Today has in full. He recalls how impressed he was when...

Boseman Tribute, Film to Air Sunday
Network Plans
Tribute to Actor

Network Plans Tribute to Actor

'Black Panther' and a news special about Chadwick Boseman to air Sunday night

(Newser) - ABC will air Black Panther commercial-free Sunday night as a prime-time tribute to Chadwick Boseman. The film will be followed by an ABC News Special, "Chadwick Bosmeman: A Tribute for a King." Disney said the special "will celebrate Boseman's storied life, legacy and career," AP...

In Final Tweet, Chadwick Boseman Breaks a Record

Tweet announcing late actor's death is now the most liked ever on the site

(Newser) - Chadwick Boseman quietly fought for his life while working his heart out for four years, and the announcement Friday that he'd lost that fight took fans by surprise, shook them, and broke a record. "Fans are coming together on Twitter to celebrate the life of Chadwick Boseman, and...

Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman Dead at 43
Black Panther Star Chadwick
Boseman Dead at 43

Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman Dead at 43

Boseman, who also played Black icons Jackie Robinson, James Brown, died of colon cancer

(Newser) - Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal "Black Panther" in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43. Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and...

Michael B. Jordan Burns Roseanne at MTV Awards

'Best hero' winner gave award to a real hero

(Newser) - Michael B. Jordan picked up the "best villain" prize at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, but he joked that it could have gone to someone more villainous than Black Panther bad guy Erik Killmonger: Roseanne Barr. "I'm shocked that I won this award for best villain,...

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