Captain America, Civil War: How did Chadwick Boseman prepare for his role as Black Panther?

Broadcast on Sunday July 4, 2021 from 9:05 p.m. on TF1, the film Captain America: Civil War marks the first appearance of the character of Black Panther. Télé Star reveals today how Chadwick Boseman prepared for his role.

Released in theaters in 2016, the blockbuster Captain America : Civil War, realized by Anthony and joe russian, will be rebroadcast on Sunday July 4, 2021, from 9:05 p.m. on TF1. Worn by Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie, this feature film is actually the first film in Phase III of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). In addition, this film also marks the very first appearance on the screen of the characters of Spider-Man, interpreted by Tom Holland, and of Black Panther, embodied by Chadwick Boseman.

Chosen among a multitude of suitors, the actor, who had already slipped into the skin of the singer James Brown for biopic purposes Get on up, wanted to be at the top of his physical form in order to interpret the superhero from Wakanda, a fictitious African country present in the universe Marvel. So, Chadwick Boseman devoted himself to the most rigorous physical training in order to make himself as credible as possible as the embodiment of Black Panther on the big screen. In addition, the actor has also read a lot of comics. He thus became knowledgeable about the different facets of his character.

Captain America, Civil War: solo films dedicated to the characters of Spider-Man and Black Panther

Finally, Chadwick Boseman has crisscrossed Central Africa to soak up the culture of Black Panther. In the end, all the efforts of the actor paid off, since he was entitled to a solo film centered on his character, in the same way as Tom Holland with Spider-Man. The success of Black Panther at the global box office was so immense (more than a billion dollars in revenue during its theatrical release) that a sequel will soon see the light of day. Unfortunately, Chadwick Boseman will not reprise his role as the actor tragically died of colon cancer on August 28, 2020, at the age of 43. Following this disappearance, the heads of the studios Marvel have decided not to replace it with another actor.

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