Sunday, Nov. 29 would have been Chadwick Boseman’s 44th birthday.
To honour the occasion, Disney’s executive chairman, Robert Iger, issued a tweet on Saturday alluding to “a special tribute” to the late actor that can be seen when watching “Black Panther” on the Disney+ streaming service.
— Robert Iger (@RobertIger) November 28, 2020
The next day, Marvel shared that Tribute on Twitter: a special re-edited version of the “Black Panther” opening credits.
The tribute features footage from Boseman’s appearances in “Captain America: Civil War”, “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame”, along with Boseman’s character, T’Challa, declaring, “In times of crisis, the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers.”
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) November 29, 2020
Mark Ruffalo also shared a video in honour of Boseman that showed the “Avengers: Infinity War” cast singing “Happy Birthday” to him in 2017.
Meanwhile, Boseman’s memory was honoured throughout social media.
Chadwick Boseman would have turned 44 years old today. Happy Birthday King. God Bless You. Thank you for using your gift to bring light to this world. RIP. pic.twitter.com/Nv8jS2YcUE
— COMMON (@common) November 29, 2020
Remembering the inimitable and magnetic Chadwick Boseman on his birthday. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/KdHPnJu1CY
— TIFF (@TIFF_NET) November 29, 2020
— IMDb (@IMDb) November 29, 2020
Happy birthday in Heaven, Chadwick! You are still so alive to me!! I love you 💛💛 pic.twitter.com/TBhQlpIaRl
— Viola Davis (@violadavis) November 29, 2020
— MC HAMMER (@MCHammer) November 29, 2020
— Howard University (@HowardU) November 29, 2020