We have learned a great deal about the type of man Chadwick Boseman was when he was alive. He kept his disease a secret, suffering in silence and putting on an amazing face for his fans.
Chadwich will forever be a part of Disney, not only because of his work as an actor, but now he’s got a mural!
The mural, titled, “King Chad,” was done by Nikkolas Smith. In the picture (below) you can see Chadwick giving the “Wakanda Salute” to a young child wearing a Black Panther mask and what appears to be a hospital gown. Chadwick often visited young cancer patients during his life, never mentioning he was also suffering from colon cancer.
The picture (in print form) is available for purchase from Nikkolas’ website for $120. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and St. Jude. If you’re interested in grabbing a print, CLICK RIGHT HERE.
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This one is special. My King Chad tribute is now on a wall on display at Downtown Disney. 🐾 It is a full circle moment for me: my final two projects as a Disney Imagineer last summer were working on the Children’s Hospital project and the Avengers Campus. To millions of kids, T’Challa was a legend larger than life, and there was no one more worthy to fill those shoes than Chadwick Boseman. I’m so thankful to be able to honor Chadwick’s life and purpose in this way. I am grateful to the Disney family for being so supportive of my journey as an artist. @waltdisneyimagineering @disney @marvelstudios @disneyland 🐾✨ #LongLiveTheKing #KingChad #WakandaForever #Phambili #DowntownDisney #BlackPanther #ChadwickBoseman #RIPChadwick #WDI