Netflix recently dropped a trailer for a new project titled “Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist,” a documentary special that reflects on and pays homage to the late actor.
The official Netflix synopsis for the upcoming special reads: “‘Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist’ is an intimate look at the Oscar-nominated actor’s incomparable artistry, and the acting process which informed his transformative performances. Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, George C. Wolfe, Branford Marsalis, Phylicia Rashad and more take us behind the scenes to explore Boseman’s extraordinary commitment to his craft” (via Indiewire).
As previously reported by the Deseret News, Boseman died in August 2020 from complications related to colon cancer. Diagnosed in 2016, the actor filmed several projects including “Marshall,” “Da 5 Bloods,” and “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” between surgeries and chemotherapy treatments.
Collider reports that participants in “Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist” include Davis, Glynn Turman and Taylour Paige as well as Lee and Danai Gurira, among others.
“Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist” will make its Netflix debut this weekend starting April 17, Indiewire reports, adding that it will only be available during a limited 30-day window.
You can watch the trailer for the upcoming project embedded in the tweet below: