WATCH | Disney unveils Black Panther mural in honour of Chadwick Boseman

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Chadwick Boseman.
Chadwick Boseman.
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  • A mural of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman has been unveiled by Disney.
  • The artwork was created by Nikkolas Smith, and shows Chadwick giving the Wakanda salute to a young fan.
  • Chadwick died at the age of 43 after a four-year battle with cancer.


Disney has unveiled a mural of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman in their Downtown Disney shopping district.

The artwork, which shows Chadwick giving the Wakanda salute to a young fan in a Black Panther mask, was created by Nikkolas Smith. 

Sharing photos and a video of the unveiling on his Instagram account, Nikkolas wrote: "This one is special. My King Chad tribute is now on a wall on display at Downtown Disney. It is a full circle moment for me: my final two projects as a Disney Imagineer last summer were working on the Children's Hospital project and the Avengers Campus [sic]."

He added: "To millions of kids, T'Challa was a legend larger than life, and there was no one more worthy to fill those shoes than Chadwick Boseman. I'm so thankful to be able to honor Chadwick's life and purpose in this way [sic]."

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Chadwick died in August at the age of 43 after a four-year battle with cancer. 

See the mural below:

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