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Here's some good news for Black Panther fans; Wakanda Forever will resume production next week
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Here's some good news for Black Panther fans; Wakanda Forever will resume production next week

Wakanda Forever is the sequel to the 2018 global hit Black Panther, headlined by Hollywood star Chadwick Boseman who passed away on 28 August, 2020 following a private, four year-long battle with colon cancer.

Letitia Wright hospitalised after sustaining minor injuries on sets of Wakanda Forever in Boston
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Letitia Wright hospitalised after sustaining minor injuries on sets of Wakanda Forever in Boston

A Marvel spokesperson said in a statement that Letitia Wright was injured while filming a stunt for the Black Panther sequel.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever begins filming in Altanta; Kevin Feige says sequel will make Chadwick Boseman proud
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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever begins filming in Altanta; Kevin Feige says sequel will make Chadwick Boseman proud

"It’s very emotional without Chad. But everyone is also excited to bring the world of Wakanda back to the fans," says Kevin Feige.

Avengers Campus makes its debut at California's Disneyland after a year-long pandemic induced delay
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Avengers Campus makes its debut at California's Disneyland after a year-long pandemic induced delay

The Avengers Campus seeks to be an immersive experience that allows guests to become super-heroic across a series of rides, shows and eateries from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Howard University renames its College of Fine Arts after late actor Chadwick Boseman
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Howard University renames its College of Fine Arts after late actor Chadwick Boseman

The Black Panther and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom actor is being posthumously honoured as the namesake of Howard University’s newly re-established Chadwick A Boseman College of Fine Arts.

Oscars 2021 producer Steven Soderbergh opens up about decision to swap category order
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Oscars 2021 producer Steven Soderbergh opens up about decision to swap category order

Revealing the decision was taken even before the nominations were announced, Steven Soderbergh said they assumed Chadwick Boseman would win the Best Actor trophy

'No award win can define Chadwick Boseman's legacy': Michael B Jordan reacts to Black Panther co-star's Oscars snub
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'No award win can define Chadwick Boseman's legacy': Michael B Jordan reacts to Black Panther co-star's Oscars snub

"In hindsight, that performance he gave realising it’s one of the last things we’re going to see him in is truly special. When it comes to that, he won," Michael B Jordan said about Chadwick Boseman, who was bested by Anthony Hopkins for the Best Actor trophy at the Oscars.

Oscars 2021: Film critics chip in on ceremony's 'desperate' need for approval in a post-pandemic atmosphere
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Oscars 2021: Film critics chip in on ceremony's 'desperate' need for approval in a post-pandemic atmosphere

"It was impossible to tell if the 2021 Oscars was meant to signal an acknowledgement of pandemic circumstances or a guarded return to normal," say NYT critics

Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman after Best Actor award win for The Father
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Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman after Best Actor award win for The Father

Anthony Hopkins, the oldest winner of the award, said he did not expect to get this honour and feels very privileged.

Oscars 2021: With a format revamp, shorter runtime, pandemic-safe edition was a subdued and sincere affair
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Oscars 2021: With a format revamp, shorter runtime, pandemic-safe edition was a subdued and sincere affair

Oscars 2021 offered a more intimate setting that felt like a throwback to the earliest days of the award show, when they were just an untelevised banquet for 270 people.

Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins' Best Actor win over Chadwick Boseman places merit above political niceties, posthumous tributes
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Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins' Best Actor win over Chadwick Boseman places merit above political niceties, posthumous tributes

Should the performance of an actor who unfortunately died before the awards ceremony be lauded over a better enactment by an ageing actor who also happens to be alive?

Oscars 2021: Irrfan Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Chadwick Boseman remembered during In-memoriam segment
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Oscars 2021: Irrfan Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Chadwick Boseman remembered during In-memoriam segment

The Academy also paid tribute to Rishi Kapoor, Bhanu Athaiya, Kelly Preston, Helen McCrory, and Sean Connery among others

Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins wins his second Best Actor award after nearly 30 years for The Father
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Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins wins his second Best Actor award after nearly 30 years for The Father

The 80-year-old Hopkins won the Oscar for his role as a man who battles with dementia opposite Olivia Colman in the film directed by Florian Zeller.

Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist — Netflix special gives an instructive insight into late actor's professional life
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Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist — Netflix special gives an instructive insight into late actor's professional life

Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist is Netflix’s tribute to the late actor, one of the industry’s most well-liked figures.

Netflix releases trailer of Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist; documentary to release on 17 April
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Netflix releases trailer of Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist; documentary to release on 17 April

Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist will premiere on Netflix on 17 April and will be available on the platform for a month till 17 May

SAG Awards 2021: The Trial of the Chicago 7, Schitt’s Creek, The Crown win top honours; see full list
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SAG Awards 2021: The Trial of the Chicago 7, Schitt’s Creek, The Crown win top honours; see full list

Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman won Best Actress and Best Actor, respectively, for their performances in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

Pre taped SAG Awards seek to revive spirit of past celebrations in virtual edition
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Pre taped SAG Awards seek to revive spirit of past celebrations in virtual edition

Whether the SAG Awards evades that fate remains to be seen, but producer Brockett said he believes the telecast’s approach will be entertaining and, perhaps, a link to better times.

Eddie Murphy inducted into NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame; Chadwick Boseman wins posthumous honour at ceremony
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Eddie Murphy inducted into NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame; Chadwick Boseman wins posthumous honour at ceremony

Eddie Murphy accepted his induction award on Saturday night and said he was “very moved” by the honour.

Academy Awards 2021 nominations: Chadwick Boseman gets posthumous nod for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
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Academy Awards 2021 nominations: Chadwick Boseman gets posthumous nod for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Chadwick Boseman is the first Black performer ever nominated posthumously for an Oscar

Oscars 2021: A by-the-numbers look at first time nods, career nominations, biggest snubs, record setters, posthumous recognition
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Oscars 2021: A by-the-numbers look at first time nods, career nominations, biggest snubs, record setters, posthumous recognition

A count-down of notable facts and trivia nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards, from Mank garnering most nods for any film this year, to Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods scoring one nomination for best score