“No. I can say. It won’t happen,” Moore said. “I’d be honest if it did. Chad’s passing is a lifelong affair, and I loved the guy as much as the guy. character. I think we have to be very careful and careful when it comes time to appear because he meant so much to a lot of people as much as he meant to us. But yeah, we wouldn’t use that as a “Come on next week” ; maybe you’ll see Panther! We wouldn’t, and he isn’t.
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This isn’t the first time Marvel Studios has avoided the possibility of Boseman appearing posthumously in the MCU. Boseman died of stage IV colon cancer in August 2020. Late last year, Marvel Studios executive producer Victoria Alonso summarily rejected the idea of using CG to recreate Boseman.
“No. There is only one Chadwick, and he is not with us. Our king, unfortunately, died in real life, not just in fiction, and we take a little time to see how we go back to history and what we do to honor this chapter of what happened to us that was so unexpected, then painful, so terrible, really, ”Alonso said in November.
Since the actor’s untimely death, the possibility of a CG Boseman has been on the minds of many Marvel fans, especially since Disney has previously used CG to resurrect long-dead Peter Cushing. Grand Moff Tarkin in Rogue One, alongside a brief CG appearance of a young Princess Leia. Disney then used archive footage of the actress. Carrie Fisher to insert into scenes from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker following his sudden death.
Disney and Marvel seem particularly reluctant to reuse Boseman, who has been one of the most popular characters in the entire MCU, and has sparked renewed interest in the hero of Wakandan. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige has previously said that King T’Challa will not be recast, and the recently announced Wakanda TV series could give Marvel the chance to explore other characters who could stand alongside Black Panther.
Joseph Knoop is a writer / producer for IGN.