“Black PantherActor Chadwick Boseman received a posthumous Creative Arts Emmy for his voice performance on the Disney+ series “What if…?” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chadwick Boseman’s wife Taylor Simone Ledward accepted the honor on his behalf during Saturday’s gala in downtown Microsoft Theater here. It was the actor’s first win and first Emmy Award nomination.
Chadwick Boseman, who played Wakanda King T’Challa a.k.a. superhero Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), won the award in the Outstanding Character Vocal Performance category in “What If… T’Challa Became a Star-Lord? ” episode. The character Star-Lord/Peter Quill is played by Chris Pratt in the MCU.
Taylor Simon Ledward said when she learned that her husband had been nominated for the award, she started thinking about everything that was going on in their lives when Chadwick Boseman was recording for the series.
“And what a really beautifully proportioned moment is that one of the last things he will be working on will not only be a personal re-visit that was so important to him, his career, and the world, but also to be an exploration of something new, diving into a new potential future – especially with all the What he talked about is about the goal and finding the reason why you are here on this planet at this very time.”
“You can only understand your purpose if you are willing to ask, ‘What if,’ unless you are willing to say, ‘What if the universe is conspiring in my favor, what if that is me?'” “Thank you so much for the honor – Chad will be greatly honored, and I am honored on his behalf.”
The actor was nominated in this category along with F Murray Abraham (“moon knight), Julie Andrews (“Bridgeton‘), Maya Rudolph (“big mouth‘), Stanley Tucci (“central Park “), Jessica Walter (“archer‘) and Jeffrey Wright (“What if…?“).
Chadwick Boseman passed away in 2020 after a private battle with colon cancer at the age of 43. He was previously nominated for a posthumous Academy Award for his role in “Ma Rainey’s”. Black bottom.
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