The Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced on January 15, the virtual appearance of additional recipients and presenters during the third annual celebration of black cinema. The updated list includes the late Chadwick Boseman.
The "Black Panther ”star, Posthumously, he won the Performance of the Year Award for his groundbreaking role as Levee in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.
The talented actor's character was an ambitious musician who grappled with the award he deserved when the recording industry worked against him.
A special donation on behalf of Boseman is being made to students through a scholarship to fund those who attend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science gold program. According to its website, the program is a diversity and inclusion initiative that "aims to enhance the internship experience under the Academy brand."
The initiative would address accessibility issues while developing opportunities for underrepresented talent and communities.
Boseman is best known for his role as the fictional Wakanda's beloved King T & # 39; Challah in the 2018 Marvel hit "Black Panther."
He also would have A number of other successful films including "42", "Get On Up", "Marshall" and "Da 5 Bloods".
The actor was Also a distinguished Howard alumni and a graduate of the British American Dramatic Academy, Oxford, according to IDMB. Boseman tragically succumbed to the third colon cancer in August 2020 at the age of 42.
He will only be honored by invitation on February 2nd during the virtual gala.
Bevy Smith will moderate the event. KTLA will broadcast the 90-minute special again on February 6th.