Chadwick Boseman, star of Marvel's Black Panther, has died at age 43 after a 4-year battle with colon cancer.
Keep reading to find out more about this tragic event.
His Twitter account posted the shocking announcement Friday evening.
The statement reads, "It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman" and reveals that Boseman was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer as far back as 2016. According to the note, the cancer progressed over the years to stage IV, eventually claiming his life.
https://t.co/aZ2JzDf5ai— Chadwick Boseman (@Chadwick Boseman)1598667110.0