Chadwick Boseman Earns Posthumous Emmy Nomination For Marvel's ‘What If…?’
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Chadwick Boseman Earns Posthumous Emmy Nomination For Marvel's ‘What If…?’

Posthumously, Chadwick Boseman has received his first Emmy nomination.

Boseman, who passed away at the age of 43 in August 2020 following a battle with cancer, was announced Tuesday as one of the nominees for the Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance Emmy Award in 2022.

In the episode "What If… T'Challa Became a Star-Lord?" of the Disney+ animated series 'What If…?,' Boseman provided the last performance of his Marvel Cinematic Universe character Black Panther.

Other nominees included Jeffrey Wright also for What If…?, F. Murray Abraham for Moon Knight, Julie Andrews for Bridgerton, Maya Rudolph for Big Mouth, Stanley Tucci for Central Park, and the late Jessica Walter is additionally posthumously nominated for Archer.

What If…? was also nominated for Outstanding Animated Program.

Additionally, Boseman received a posthumous Academy Award nomination in 2021 for his performance in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' being beaten out by Anthony Hopkins was named Best Actor at that ceremony.

For his performance in Ma Rainey, Boseman ultimately three awards: a Critics’ Choice Award, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

The Black Panther sequel Wakanda Forever will pay tribute to Boseman’s legacy in the MCU. Ryan Coogler is once again at the helm as director for the sequel, which is scheduled for release in theaters on Nov. 11. The film recently finished shooting in March.

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