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Could Chadwick Boseman be the first actor to win two posthumous Oscars?

Can Black Panther's star Chadwick Boseman be the first celebrity to earn two posthumous Academy Awards Nominations in 2021? Keep reading as we reveal all the secrets behind the golden statuette!

  • Chadwick Boseman was born on November 29, 1976, and passed away on August 28, 2020, after a four-year battle with cancer.
  • Boseman, 43,  received international acclaim for playing superhero “Black Panther” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 
  • “Black Panther” became one of the highest-grossing superhero movies of all time. The film earned $1.344 billion at the worldwide box office.

We can't wait, but we are almost there! Only a few months until the Oscars ceremony. The Academy will recognize several key A-list actors with posthumous awards. Chadwick Boseman is the most awaited Oscar Nominee to receive a well-deserved farewell from the Hollywood industry.

Chadwick Boseman stunning role in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”

The big question regarding the late Chadwick Boseman is whether Netflix will campaign for him for his upcoming performance in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”

While many industry insiders assume he will ultimately be chosen in the supporting actor category, there are rumors that the streaming platform could campaign for a lead actor nomination.

You might not know but Boseman’s other Oscar nomination role was in “Da 5 Bloods” directed by Spike Lee. The incredible actor’s work as Stormin’ Norman is another career highlight that Netflix is pushing to be noticed by the Academy.

So we wonder if there’s a possibility for double-acting nominations? There has never been a star receive two posthumous acting prizes in the same year.

James Dean posthumous Oscar for "East of Eden". Source: Twitter

James Dean received awards two years in a row for “East of Eden” and “Giant.” The late Italian star Massimo Troisi received two nominations for best actor and original screenplay for his movie “Il Postino" in 1995.

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