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Chadwick Boseman’s life and career to be celebrated in new Netflix special

The late Chadwick Boseman is ready to be honoured in an upcoming Netflix documentary which celebrates the display screen icon’s life and profession.

The one-off particular, referred to as Portrait of An Artist, will drop on Netflix on Saturday (April 17) and has been teased with a trailer which sees the actor discussing his profession previous to his premature dying in August 2020.

“I’m an artist. Individuals name me an actor. I wouldn’t essentially name myself an actor. I’d name myself an artist,” he says.

The likes of Viola Davis, who starred with Boseman in Ma Rainey’s Black Backside, additionally reward Boseman’s “extraordinary dedication to his craft” within the one-off particular.

Davis feedback within the trailer: “You understand you need to step up once you’re in his presence. He’s your work and he’s, like, actually hyper-focused, on the craft, on the method. That’s Chad.”

The likes of Denzel Washington and Spike Lee additionally contribute, with Lee praising Boseman for having “this weight, this aura” to his appearing.

Others collaborating within the particular embrace Brian Helgeland, Reginald Hudlin, Aakomon “AJ” Jones, Woodie King Jr, Branford Marsalis, Andile Nebulane, Taylour Paige, Phylicia Rashad, Tate Taylor, Glynn Turman and George C Wolfe.

Boseman is presently nominated for Finest Actor on the Oscars, having picked up a posthumous nomination for his position as Levee in Ma Rainey’s Black Backside. He beforehand gained the Golden Globe for finest actor in a drama, together with his widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, accepting the award on his behalf.

Elsewhere, Boseman’s Black Panther co-star Lupita Nyong’o just lately she hasn’t “come to terms” with the star’s death.

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