“You haven’t seen any of this.”
Last month, Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman died at the age of 43, after being diagnosed with colon cancer.
Since then, her co-stars have honored her memory by sharing stories about how it worked for her.
This week, in a new interview with Zora, Viola Davis talked about working with Chadwick on her last film, Netflix Black Bottom by Ma Rainey.
“He was very tired,” the Oscar winner said, remembering Chadwick. “But, there are a lot of tired people in the business, especially the people in his position.”
“With that in mind, I noticed all the amazing people around him who were always praying for him and meditating on him, and I thought that was part of what he was asking or [how he] created that sacred space. I did not know that they were just trying to pour life and energy into him. “
“He was just sleeping standing, but man, when that camera rolled? You didn’t see anything here.”
“He is not chasing the green, he is not chasing the money, he is just chasing the job,” Viola continued. “He has a willingness to let go of the ego and, almost an urge, to leave Chadwick Boseman at the door, and leave that. Black Panther-wins a billion dollars at the door. ”
It just proves what we already know – Chadwick is incredibly talented and a pure soul. He will miss. RIP 💔.
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