The passing of the late actor Chadwick Boseman made the world mourn. Similar to his role as T’Challa, Boseman is also an inspirational, ambitious and extremely likable person. The image of Black Panther – Black Panther came to him as a charm and magically changed his life, as well as that of millions of viewers everywhere. But long before that, this role also received the attention of many famous Hollywood names.
Looking back at Black Panther’s past on screen, this character actually first appeared in Captain America: Civil War 2016. At the time of casting for this role, besides Chadwick Boseman, there were certainly many actors. Others were targeted, especially when Boseman was not a very famous name at the time. One particular case that was considered was Anthony Mackie.
Anthony Mackie is one of the leading contenders for the role of Black Panther, with the perfect fit, physique and background. But later on, he became Falcon / Sam Wilson, accompanied Captain America in the films from 2014 and left the role of Black Panther to Chadwick Boseman since 2016. The two also had a clash in 2 front lines in the Civil War part, and the upcoming Falcon (now the new Captain America) will be the “leading” to lead the new superhero team into the biggest war.
In fact, in addition to Mackie, Hollywood media has revealed a number of other names that have “emulated” for the role of T’Challa – the king of Wakanda. These are Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Djimon Hounsou. Although unsuccessful, these two names later joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe with other roles. Akinnuoye-Agbaje plays the powerful Algrim in Thor: The Dark World, and Hounsou becomes Korath in multiple projects.
In the end, however, Chadwick Boseman over-represented the role of T’Challa/Black Panther in his own films and other projects in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It would be hard to imagine anyone else, even better, replacing Boseman as the new T’Challa. Perhaps that is also the view of the whole Marvel team when they are ready to let T’Challa go with Chadwick Boseman, closing a wonderful journey of an equally wonderful person and opening a new chapter full of hope. for Wakanda.
Source: Screen Rant