BLACK PANTHER Disney+ Intro Pays Tribute To Chadwick Boseman On What Would Have Been His 44th Birthday

BLACK PANTHER Disney+ Intro Pays Tribute To Chadwick Boseman On What Would Have Been His 44th Birthday

Marvel has altered the intro of Black Panther on Disney+ in order to pay tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman, who would have celebrated his 44th birthday today. Check out the new opening sequence...

Chadwick Boseman would have turned 44 today, and the Marvel Studios "flipbook" intro to Black Panther on Disney+ has been altered as a way of paying tribute to the late actor.

The new sequence replaces the usual collage of MCU imagery with concept art of Boseman as T'Challa, before featuring some footage of the Wakandan warrior from his appearances in Black Panther, Captain America: Civil War, and Avengers: Endgame.

Yesterday, Disney Chairman Bob Iger told fans to watch Black Panther on Disney+ for a "special tribute to someone that was and will always be near and dear to our hearts."

Check out the new intro below.

Boseman passed away earlier this year after a private 4-year battle with colon cancer.

We recently found out that Black Panther 2 is on track to commence production next July in Atlanta, with Narcos: Mexico actor Tenoch Huerta in talks to come aboard as the new villain. We still don't know how Boseman's absence will be handled, but Letitia Wright's Shuri is expected to "take on a more prominent role."

Happy birthday, King.

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