Canadian-Chinese actor, writer, and stuntman Simu Liu has declared the late Chadwick Boseman the man on whose coattails his career rides.
In a tweet he sent out as reaction to the death of the Black Panther star, Simu Liu noted that what Chadwick gave his character in the Marvel movie is what made his own character Shang Chi.
He then noted that he wishes he had the opportunity to it to Chadwick that without him, there is no him. But as he is dead and he can’t tell it to his face, Simu Liu promised to fight for him always, describing him as his eternal king.
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“I want to be crystal clear: without Chadwick, and what he gave to his character, there is no Shang Chi. Period. My career rides on the coattails of a great man. I wish I would have had the opportunity to tell him in person – but I’ll fight for him always, my Eternal King“, he tweeted.
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